The Colorado feeder cattle auction summary for the week ending March 13 reported receipts of 10,180 head, compared with 8,377 head last week and 13,397 head last year, according to the USDA Market News Service, Greeley, CO.

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers under 600 pounds were mostly steady; La Junta, March 11, steady to $2 higher. Feeder steers and heifers over 600 pounds were steady to $2 lower. This week's supply at area markets contained about 52% feeder steers and the balance feeder heifers. Approximately 59% of this week's total supply weighed over 600 pounds.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 350 lbs., 120.00 to 125.00; 350 to 400 lbs., 105.00 to 122.00; 400 to 450 lbs., 102.25 to 113.00; 450 to 500 lbs., 93.25 to 105.00; 500 to 550 lbs., 92.00 to 103.00; 550 to 600 lbs., 87.25 to 100.00; 600 to 650 lbs., 82.50 to 88.00; 650 to 700 lbs., 77.00 to 84.35; 700 to 750 lbs., 76.00 to 82.50; 750 to 800 lbs., 72.25 to 79.00; 825 to 850 lbs., 71.75 to 73.00; 850 to 900 lbs., 69.35 to 71.00; 900 to 930 lbs., 69.25 to 70.50. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 380 lbs., 115.00; 425 lbs., 106.00; 475 to 480 lbs., 96.00 to 98.00; 525 to 540 lbs., 90.00 to 96.00; 570 to 590 lbs., 84.00 to 88.50.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 300 to 340 lbs., 96.00 to 112.00; 350 to 390 lbs., 106.00 to 111.00; 400 to 446 83.75 to 99.00; 450 to 500 lbs., 84.00 to 95.50; 500 to 550 lbs., 80.50 to 87.85; 560 to 590 80.00 to 84.75; 600 to 650 lbs., 74.00 to 81.00; 650 to 700 lbs., 70.00 to 76.50; 700 to 750 lbs., 70.50 to 75.10; 750 to 780 lbs., 69.75 to 72.50; 800 to 850 lbs.,67.10 to 73.25. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 350 lbs., 98.50; 370 to 400 lbs., 80.00 to 99.00; 400 to 435 lbs., 89.50 to 92.00; 500 to 540 lbs., 79.00 to 83.00; 570 to 600 lbs., 73.00 to 79.75; 690 lbs., 72.00.

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