The Colorado feeder cattle auction summary totaled 8,526 head April 28, compared with 5,713 head last week and 9,831 head last year, according to the USDA Market News Service, Greeley, CO.

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers under 650 pounds were uneven, ranging steady to $3 higher at northern Colorado markets to mostly steady to $1 lower at La Junta. Both classes over 650 lbs., steady to firm. Receipts included nearly 35% steers and 65% heifers. The supply included 50% over 600 pounds.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 350 to 400 lbs., 123.00 to 123.50; 400 to 500 lbs., 104.50 to 120.00, mostly 108.50 to 115.00; 500 to 550 lbs., 108.50 to 115.00, few, to 118.00; 550 to 600 lbs., 104.00 to 110.00; 600 to 700 lbs., 87.00 to 101.50, bulk, 92.50 to 98.50; 700 to 800 lbs., 84.25 to 90.25; 800 to 875 lbs., 79.00 to 81.75.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, few, 300 to 375 lbs., 110.00 to 117.00; 400 to 500 lbs., 100.50 to 115.00, mostly 104.00 to 112.00; 500 to 600 lbs., 95.50 to 104.50; 600 to 700 lbs., 82.25 to 90.50, mostly 84.50 to 89.00; 700 to 800 lbs., 79.50 to 83.50; few, 800 to 850 lbs., 76.75 to 79.60.

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