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Colorado feeder cattle auction summary

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The Colorado Auction Feeder Cattle Summary, Greeley, Colo., reported receipts of 2,041 head April 12, compared to 8,651 head last week and 4,150 head last year, according to the USDA-Colorado Department of Agriculture Market News, Greeley, Colo.

Compared to last week, not an adequate test of the market due to a limited comparable sales however, a much lower undertone was noted on all classes. High wind and winter weather moved into the state this week, which decreased auction receipts. Trading activity was moderate on moderate demand. The supply consisted of 52% steers and 48% heifers. Feeders over 600 pounds comprised 48% of the total supply.

Feeder steers: Medium and large 1 400 to 445 lbs., 167.00 to 187.00, fancy 188.00; 500 to 550 lbs., 167.00 to 174.00; 562 lbs., 166.00; 605 to 650 lbs., 144.50 to 149.50; 760 to 785 lbs., 134.50 to 137.75; 800 to 815 lbs., 130.00 to 131.00; 876 lbs., 125.00. Medium and large 1 to 2, 380 to 390 lbs., 185.00 to 190.00; 410 to 450 lbs., 168.00 to 175.00; 460 to 495 lbs., 164.00 to 172.50; 503 lbs., 161.00; 600 to 625 lbs., 139.00 to 150.00; 660 to 700 lbs., 136.50 to 142.50; 700 to 720 lbs., 135.00 to 139.50; 843 lbs., 126.00.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large 1, 255 to 260 lbs., per head 460.00 to 485.00; 420 to 425 lbs., 146.00 to 152.00; 450 to 480 lbs., 144.00 to 155.00; 505 to 545 lbs., 136.00 to 156.50; 555 to 600 lbs., 133.00 to 136.00, fleshy 126.25; 600 to 640 lbs., 126.00 to 135.00; 655 to 675 lbs., 126.00 to 134.00; 700 to 750 lbs., 124.00 to 128.25, fleshy 118.50; 782 lbs., 122.00; 785 lbs., fleshy 118.50; 801 lbs., 120.50. Medium and large 1 to 2, 390 to 395 lbs., 143.00 to 145.00; 405 to 445 lbs., 141.00 to 148.00; 520 to 545 lbs., 123.25 to 134.50; 555 to 565 lbs., 130.50 to 131.00; 600 to 635 lbs., 121.00 to 129.00; 743 lbs., 115.50.

Date: 4/22/2013



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