The Colorado auction Feeder Cattle Summary, Greeley, Colo., reported receipts of 7,465 head March 10, compared to 5,790 head last week and 6,185 head last year, according to the USDA Market News Service, Greeley, Colo.

Compared to last week, feeder steers sold mostly $1 lower, with instances of $2 to $3 lower on weights over 700 pounds. Feeder heifers were mostly $1 to $2 lower. As losses begin to build throughout the fed cattle complex, feeders followed suit by lowering sale barn orders. Demand was moderate, with best demand being for load lot offerings and replacement quality heifers. The total supply was made up of about 51% feeder steers, the balance was feeder heifers, with about 63% of total feeder supply weighing over 600 pounds.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 370 to 390 lbs., 145.00 to 152.00; 400 to 440 lbs., 138.00 to 157.00; 450 to 490 lbs., 131.00 to 146.00; 500 to 540 lbs., 128.00 to 143.00; 550 to 590 lbs., 122.00 to 139.00; 600 to 640 lbs., 117.00 to 121.00, calves 123.00 to 128.50; 650 to 670 lbs., 110.00 to 118.00, calves 115.00 to 117.00; 700 to 740 lbs., 105.00 to 114.50, calves 102.50 to 106.00; 750 to 790 lbs., 100.25 to 107.35, calves 101.25 to 107.00; 800 to 840 lbs., 95.00 to 106.00, calves 96.25; 850 to 870 lbs., 91.60 to 98.00; 900 to 930 lbs., 90.00 to 94.25. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 400 to 430 lbs., 133.00 to 139.00; 480 to 490 lbs., 129.00 to 138.00; 500 to 540 lbs., 124.00 to 131.00; 550 to 590 lbs., 108.00 to 126.50; 650 to 690 lbs., 109.50, calves 101.00 to 106.00; 800 to 810 lbs., 94.00 to 95.00; 860 to 870 lbs., 89.50 to 90.25.

Feeder Holstein steers: Large frame 2, 220 to 230 lbs., 171.00 to 174.00; 310 to 340 lbs., 152.00 to 159.00; 400 lbs., 137.00; 550 lbs., 107.00. Holstein steers, Large frame 2 to 3, 220 to 240 lbs., 159.00 to 167.00; 250 to 280 lbs., 151.00 to 163.00; 300 to 330 lbs., 147.00 to 151.00; 390 lbs., 141.00; 410 to 440 lbs., 124.00; 450 to 480 lbs., 116.00 to 127.00; 510 to 530 lbs., 105.00 to 111.50; 560 to 580 lbs., 97.00 to 105.00; 640 to 690 lb. calves 87.50 to 89.75; 860 lbs., 80.75; 920 lbs., 80.00. Large frame 3, 220 to 230 lbs., 150.00 to 151.00; 380 lbs., 126.00; 450 to 460 lbs., 100.00 to 110.50.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 410 to 440 lbs., 129.00 to 135.00; 450 to 490 lbs., 120.00 to 125.00; 500 to 540 lbs., 115.50 to 134.50; 550 to 590 lbs., 116.00 to 123.00; 600 to 640 lbs., 109.50 to 114.00, calves 105.50 to 118.00; 650 to 690 lbs., 103.00 to 106.50, calves 100.00 to 112.00; 700 to 740 lbs., 94.00 to 98.50, calves 97.00 to 113.00; 750 to 790 lbs., 94.00 to 98.00, calves 94.50 to 97.50; 810 to 830 lbs., 87.85 to 95.00; 850 to 880 lbs., 83.25 to 89.25; 920 lbs., 85.75. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 400 to 420 lbs., 122.00 to 125.00; 450 to 490 lbs., 110.00 to 123.00; 500 to 540 lbs., 112.00 to 130.50; 550 to 590 lbs., 104.00 to 125.50; 600 to 630 lb. calves 105.00 to 116.00; 660 to 690 lbs., 99.00, calves 98.00 to 106.00; 700 to 740 lbs., 94.00; 750 to 760 lbs., 91.50 to 95.35.

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