The Colorado weekly cattle auction summary reported receipts of 8,572 head selling a week ago, 8,937 head trading Jan. 20 and 5,387 head selling a year ago, according to USDA-Colorado Department of Agriculture Market News, Greeley, Colorado.

Compared to a week ago, trade activity and demand were moderate to good. Feeder steers under 650 pounds were trading unevenly steady, ranging from $3 lower to $2 higher. Steers over 650 pounds were selling $3 to $7 lower. Feeder heifers under 500 pounds were trading mostly $3 to $4 lower, 500 to 600 pounds were selling $4 higher, and over 600 pounds were trading $1 to $4 lower. Supply included: 81% feeder cattle (57% steers, 43% heifers, 0% bulls); 4% slaughter cattle (90% cows, 10% bulls); 15% replacement cattle (14% stock cows, 56% bred cows, 26% bred heifers, 4% cow-calf pairs). Feeder cattle supply over 600 pounds was 49%.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, 16 head, 363 to 395 lbs., 214.00 to 218.00 (216.66); 78 head, 404 to 449 lbs., 190.00 to 209.00 (198.55); 255 head, 456 to 495 lbs., 185.00 to 202.00 (196.72); 4 head, 464 lbs., 185.00, full; 129 head, 500 to 541 lbs., 170.00 to 189.00 (177.56); 7 head, 532 lbs., 166.00, fleshy; 91 head, 514 lbs., 191.00, thin fleshed; 440 head, 550 to 594 lbs., 162.00 to 183.00 (174.04); 75 head, 588 to 596 lbs., 159.00 to 160.00 (159.68), full; 338 head, 600 to 642 lbs., 151.00 to 166.00 (161.74); 16 head, 604 lbs., 148.00, full; 24 head, 611 lbs., 166.00, thin fleshed; 285 head, 650 to 698 lbs., 141.50 to 154.75 (148.22); 45 head, 650 lbs., 160.25,fancy; 44 head, 661 to 673 lbs., 137.50 to 139.50 (139.10), fleshy; 10 head, 693 to 696 lbs., 135.00 to 136.00 (135.40), full; 314 head, 700 to 748 lbs., 131.00 to 148.00 (138.85); 32 head, 735 lbs., 148.75, fancy; 290 head, 750 to 787 lbs., 128.00 to 147.00 (138.51); 42 head, 769 lbs., 147.75, fancy; 52 head, 767 to 784 lbs., 130.00 to 133.00 (131.55), full; 73 head, 804 to 848 lbs., 127.00 to 142.75 (135.24); 56 head, 854 to 893 lbs., 127.00 to 134.00 (132.39); 70 head, 911 to 913 lbs., 126.00 to 128.75 (128.40); 6 head, 965 lbs., 123.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, per hundredweight/actual weight, 15 head, 353 to 363 lbs., 181.00 to 186.00 (185.02); 11 head, 436 lbs., 182.00 (182.00); 33 head, 464 to 475 lbs., 176.00 to 184.00 (177.24); 27 head, 530 to 540 lbs., 163.00 to 168.00 (164.13); 13 head, 580 to 594 lbs., 152.50 to 161.00 (155.72); 30 head, 618 to 648 lbs., 151.00 to 151.50 (151.32); 4 head, 708 lbs., 135.00; 2 head, 752 lbs., 136.00. Medium and large frame 2, per hundredweight/actual weight, 5 head, 549 lbs., 142.50. Medium and large frame 2, per hundredweight/actual weight, 5 head, 226 lbs., 285.00, gaunt. Large frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, 16 head, 575 to 577 lbs., 154.00 to 159.00 (157.13); 19 head, 639 lbs., 142.00; 28 head, 688 to 696 lbs., 133.00 to 142.00 (136.19); 3 head, 752 lbs., 143.00. Medium frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, 5 head, 587 lbs., 133.00. Small and medium frame 2, per hundredweight/actual weight, 15 head, 436 lbs., 157.50; 47 head, 509 to 514 lbs., 138.00 to 150.00 (142.88).

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, 7 head, 256 lbs., 183.00; 15 head, 366 lbs., 187.00; 24 head, 361 lbs., 198.00, fancy; 62 head, 408 to 447 lbs., 160.00 to 171.00 (165.93); 6 head, 403 lbs., 184.00, fancy; 203 head, 450 to 497 lbs., 151.00 to 170.50 (161.76); 54 head, 454 to 479 lbs., 164.00 to 178.00 (173.96), fancy; 51 head, 453 to 471 lbs., 163.00 to 164.00 (163.19), thin fleshed; 254 head, 500 to 546 lbs., 149.00 to 165.00 (156.93); 15 head, 504 lbs., 169.00, fancy; 392 head, 550 to 597 lbs., 138.00 to 162.25 (147.78); 23 head, 560 lbs., 153.50, thin fleshed; 318 head, 602 to 645 lbs., 136.00 to 146.00 (140.70); 261 head, 650 to 692 lbs., 133.00 to 138.00 (135.87); 11 head, 679 lbs., 128.00, full; 209 head, 710 to 748 lbs., 123.00 to 135.00 (133.09); 26 head, 798 lbs., 133.00; 17 head, 756 lbs., 124.00, fleshy; 19 head, 874 lbs., 121.00; 2 head, 908 lbs., 116.00; 6 head, 1046 lbs., 120.50. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, per hundredweight/actual weight, 26 head, 318 to 319 lbs., 161.00 to 163.00 (162.00); 9 head, 376 to 398 lbs., 160.00 to 171.00 (163.81); 40 head, 415 to 440 lbs., 151.00 to 161.00 (155.52); 28 head, 458 to 481 lbs., 148.00 to 157.00 (154.34); 15 head, 539 lbs., 150.00; 120 head, 553 to 593 lbs., 135.00 to 146.00 (140.17); 11 head, 612 to 642 lbs., 131.00 to 135.00 (133.23); 39 head, 756 to 798 lbs., 121.00 to 125.00 (123.83). Medium and large frame 2, per hundredweight/actual weight, 7 head, 376 lbs., 151.00; 8 head, 436 lbs., 148.00; 45 head, 576 lbs., 128.50. Medium frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, 5 head, 337 lbs., 157.50. Small and medium frame 2, per hundredweight/actual weight, 9 head, 411 lbs., 135.00.

Feeder bulls: Medium and large frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, 13 head, 400 lbs., 176.00; 7 head, 656 lbs., 126.00. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, per hundredweight/actual weight, 6 head, 447 lbs., 187.50.

Slaughter cows: Breaker 75 to 80%, per hundredweight/actual weight, 32 head, 1265 to 1580 lbs., 56.00 to 61.00 (58.75), average; 32 head, 1230 to 1800 lbs., 63.00 to 66.50 (64.99), high;

5 head, 1295 to 1705 lbs., 51.00 to 56.00 (53.52), low. Boner 80 to 85%, per hundredweight/actual weight, 53 head, 910 to 1420 lbs., 55.00 to 62.00 (59.54), average; 5 head, 1010 to 1250 lbs., 62.00 to 65.00 (63.55), high; 6 head, 1125 to 1260 lbs., 50.50 to 54.00 (52.08), low. Lean 85 to 90%, per hundredweight/actual weight, 48 head, 855 to 1192 lbs., 49.00 to 55.50 (52.87), average; 12 head, 895 to 1340 lbs., 44.00 to 50.00 (47.59), low; 7 head, 845 to 908 lbs., 36.00 to 41.00 (40.30), very low.

Slaughter bulls: 1 to 2, per hundredweight/actual weight, 18 head, 1595 to 2380 lbs., 80.00 to 86.00 (83.44), average; 3 head, 1580 to 1735 lbs., 72.00 to 76.00 (73.60), low.

Replacement cows: Medium and large frame 1, per hundredweight/actual weight, more than 5 years, open, 130 head, 800 to 1965 lbs., 48.00 to 64.00 (56.70).

Bred cows: Medium and large frame 1, per head/actual weight, from 2 to 8 years, third trimester, 120 head, 1018 to 1387 lbs., 1275.00 to 1400.00 (1325.16); from 2 to 8 years, third trimester, 5 head, 1385 lbs., 1475.00, fancy; from 5 to 8 years, third trimester, 86 head, 1084 to 1387 lbs., 1125.00 to 1250.00 (1186.41); more than 8 years, third trimester, 178 head, 1175 to 1367 lbs., 760.00 to 875.00 (841.79); more than 8 years, third trimester, 61 head, 1340 to 1488 lbs., 900.00 to 955.00 (936.86), fancy. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, per head/actual weight, from 2 to 8 years, third trimester, 67 head, 893 to 1337 lbs., 1110.00 to 1225.00 (1201.49).

Bred heifers: Medium and large frame 1, per head/actual weight, from 2 to 4 years, third trimester, 202 head, 985 to 1185 lbs., 1325.00 to 1475.00 (1349.47); from 2 to 4 years, third trimester, 34 head, 1028 to 1102 lbs., 1525.00 to 1550.00 (1541.53), fancy.

Cow-calf pairs: Medium and large 1 with 150 to 300 pound calf, per head/actual weight, from 2 to 8 years, open, 24 head, 1100 to 1175 lbs., 1375.00 to 1475.00 (1411.02); from 2 to 8 years, open, 17 head, 1175 lbs., 1575.00, fancy.

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