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USDA-GL: Weekly Colorado Feeder Cattle Summary (Fri)

Greeley, CO - Fri Feb 9, 2018 - USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News


Colorado Auction Feeder Cattle Summary

Receipts:  3756    Last Week:  6785    Last Year:  6011

   Compared to last week:   Trade activity and demand were moderate to good 
across all weight classes.  Feeder steers under 700 lbs traded mostly 2.00 to 
4.00 higher, and steers weighing over 700 lbs traded steady to 3.00 lower.  
Feeder heifers under 700 lbs traded mostly 3.00 to 8.00 higher with the 
exception of heifers 400-450 lbs trading 1.00 lower, and heifers over 700 lbs 
traded 3.00 lower.  The feeder supply consisted of approximately 53 percent 
steers, 46 percent heifers, and 1 percent bull calves.  Feeder cattle over 600 
lbs made up approximately 57 percent of the supply.  The next available report 
will be Friday, February, 16, 2018.

   Combined weighted average report for 3 Colorado auctions this week included: 
Sterling Livestock Commission Co., La Junta Livestock Commission Co., and Winter 
Livestock Inc.

         Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 330-335 lbs 221.00-222.00; 350-400 
lbs 210.00-227.50; 400-445 lbs 205.00-210.00; 450-490 lbs 194.00-201.00; 500-545 
lbs 183.00-194.00; 550-595 lbs 171.00-183.00, fancy 190.00, thin fleshed 190.00; 
600-645 lbs 161.00-177.00; 655-690 lbs 154.50-168.00; 653 lbs 162.50, fancy; 
700-745 lbs 148.00-152.00, thin fleshed 159.50; 750-790 lbs 145.50-151.25; 805-
845 lbs 141.00-145.00; 855-890 lbs 137.00-144.50; 950-1000 lbs 125.00-133.00. 
   Medium and Large 1-2 455-490 lbs 172.00-192.00; 510-550 lbs 171.00-179.00; 
636 lbs 151.00; 650-685 lbs 149.00-152.00; 700-750 lbs 140.00-145.00. 

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 346 lbs 192.00; 355-400 lbs 183.00-190.00; 
410-445 lbs 171.00-181.00; 450-495 lbs 171.00-180.50; 505-550 lbs 160.00-175.00; 
550-590 lbs 147.50-167.00; 600-645 lbs 144.00-157.00, thin fleshed 162.00; 650-
690 lbs 144.00-149.50, thin fleshed 152.00-153.00; 700-745 lbs 137.00-142.00; 
770-785 lbs 133.00-136.00; 800-820 lbs 135.50-136.00. 
   Medium and Large 1-2 350-365 lbs 177.00-182.00; 400-440 lbs 162.50-171.00; 
455-495 lbs 163.00-165.00; 500-550 lbs 150.50-165.00; 600-615 lbs 145.00-149.00; 
650-680 lbs 136.00-142.00. 

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1                      
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         37   330-333      333    221.00-222.00     221.13                 
         90   350-397      389    210.00-227.50     217.51                 
         68   402-443      420    205.00-210.00     207.91                 
          4     405        405       218.00         218.00 Thin Fleshed    
        101   450-488      461    194.00-201.00     198.62                 
        109   501-544      530    183.00-194.00     188.26                 
        114   550-594      580    171.00-183.00     176.07                 
         11     550        550       190.00         190.00 Fancy           
         11     555        555       190.00         190.00 Thin Fleshed    
        256   600-644      629    161.00-177.00     169.45                 
        355   659-690      676    154.50-168.00     160.56                 
         28     653        653       162.50         162.50 Fancy           
         85   700-742      731    148.00-152.00     149.71                 
         12     717        717       159.50         159.50 Thin Fleshed    
        106   754-790      766    145.50-151.25     149.11                 
        159   807-845      832    141.00-145.00     142.33                 
         50   855-886      872    137.00-144.50     140.41                 
         21   953-998      967    125.00-133.00     129.14                 

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         15   455-486      480    172.00-192.00     175.81                 
         24   510-548      539    171.00-179.00     172.58                 
          7     576        576       166.00         166.00                 
         11     636        636       151.00         151.00                 
         61   653-685      680    149.00-152.00     150.03                 
         40   700-747      731    140.00-145.00     142.07                 
          6     797        797       140.00         140.00                 

                     Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         19    1025       1025       101.00         101.00                 

                     Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         13     346        346       192.00         192.00                 
         82   357-397      391    183.00-190.00     189.35                 
        115   413-443      430    171.00-181.00     176.05                 
         69   450-494      465    171.00-180.50     177.08                 
        185   505-547      527    160.00-175.00     167.70                 
        224   550-588      571    147.50-167.00     159.69                 
         38     568        568       164.50         164.50 Fancy           
        255   602-642      626    144.00-157.00     151.23                 
         40     606        606       162.00         162.00 Thin Fleshed    
        108   650-687      669    144.00-149.50     146.65                 
         12   650-662      658    152.00-153.00     152.67 Thin Fleshed    
        128   702-744      714    137.00-142.00     139.66                 
         35   771-784      779    133.00-136.00     134.20                 
         47   802-817      816    135.50-136.00     135.53                 

                     Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                   
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                 
         10   350-364      358    177.00-182.00     178.95                 
         30   400-440      430    162.50-171.00     166.35                 
         27   458-493      485    163.00-165.00     164.58                 
         48   503-546      518    150.50-165.00     159.39                 
         47   600-614      610    145.00-149.00     146.36                 
         23   651-678      668    136.00-142.00     138.15                 

Source:  USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO
         Heath Dewey, Market Reporter
         970-353-9750 Greeley.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/GL_LS795.txt
         http://marketnews.usda.gov/portal/lg

0900M    hmd 

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