La Junta Livestock Commission Co. Auction (Wed)
USDA - Thu Dec 07, 6:40AM CST
GL_LS754
Greeley, CO    Wed Dec 6, 2017    USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market New
 
La Junta Livestock Commission Company Inc - La Junta, CO
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 12/06/2017
 
Receipts:  3745    Last Week:  2965    Year Ago:  2281
 
   Compared with last Wednesday; Calves uneven, Steers 400 to 500 lbs 3.00 to 
5.00 higher, 500 to 600 lbs steady to 2.00 higher, over 600 lbs 5.00 to 8.00 
lower. Heifer calves 2.00 to 3.00 lower with the exception of 400 to 450 lbs 
3.00 to 5.00 higher. Yearling feeder steers weighing 820 lbs in a light test 
8.00 lower. Yearling feeder heifers over 700 lbs scarce. Slaughter cows
3.00 to 5.00 lower. Slaughter bulls 2.00 lower. Demand moderate. Supply included
75 percent feeders, balance mostly slaughter cows and bulls. In the feeder 
supply steers made up approximately 60 percent of the run, heifers 40 percent.
Offerings over 600 lbs near 30 percent. 

Slaughter Cows:
Grade     Pct Lean    Weight      Average      High Dress   Low Dress
Breakers   75-80     1350-1645   54.00-59.00     60.00     48.00-52.00   
Boners     80-85     1060-1415   53.00-56.50     63.00     47.00-51.50
Lean       85-90      950-1190   47.00-51.00     -- --     44.00-47.00
very thin                                                  37.00-42.00

Slaughter Bulls:
Grade                 Weight      Average      High Dress   Low Dress
1-2                  1590-2355   75.00-78.00     82.00     66.50-73.00
very thin                                                  61.00-64.00

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 400-445 lbs 198.00-203.00, 465-495 lbs 
194.00-200.00; 500-550 lbs 178.00-186.00, 505-520 lbs thin fleshed 
187.00-191.00; 570-595 lbs 163.00-171.00, half load 570 lbs thin fleshed 175.00;
calves 620-645 lbs 142.00-146.00, weaned 615-635 lbs 150.50-154.50, 660-700 lbs 
144.00-147.50; calves 700-730 lbs 141.00-145.50; yearlings half load 825 lbs 
145.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2 lot 340 lbs 201.00, 370-385 lbs 192.00; 400-480 lbs 
185.00-189.00; lot 500 lbs 175.00, 565-595 lbs 153.00-154.00.
   Small and Medium 1 lot 470 lbs 138.00.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 350-390 lbs 164.00-167.00; 405-420 lbs 
162.00-167.00, 430-435 lbs thin fleshed 170.00-171.00, 470-485 lbs 
143.00-151.00; 505-540 lbs 143.00-150.00, 550-595 lbs 139.00-141.00; 605-630 lbs 
140.00, calves 600-640 lbs 132.50-138.50.
   Medium and Large 1-2 370-380 lbs 157.00-159.00; 410-430 lbs 151.00-156.00,
455-500 lbs 141.00; 515-585 lbs 135.00-141.00; lot 690 lbs 131.00.
   Small and Medium 1 lot 465 lbs 135.00. 
    
               Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   97    400-443     432    198.00-203.00     201.31
  122    467-496     485    194.00-200.00     198.26
  144    503-548     530    178.00-186.00     181.50
   51    508-517     516    187.00-191.00     190.38   Thin Fleshed
  112    574-594     585    163.00-171.00     164.98
   41      573       573       175.00         175.00   Thin Fleshed
   70    618-636     627    150.50-154.50     152.40
   57    622-643     635    142.00-146.50     144.17   Calves
  186    661-698     681    144.00-147.50     146.39
   85    700-730     706    141.00-145.50     144.55   Calves
   24      821       821       145.00         145.00

               Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11      341       341       201.00         201.00
   56    370-382     373       192.00         192.00
   30    404-410     407    187.00-189.00     187.87
   13    458-481     472       185.00         185.00
    9      504       504       175.00         175.00
   80    565-593     589    153.00-154.00     153.79

               Feeder Steers Small and Medium 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13      473       473       138.00         138.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   95    350-391     370    164.00-167.00     165.04
   26    407-416     411    162.00-167.00     164.14
   51    433-436     434    170.00-171.00     170.26   Thin Fleshed
   86    471-483     478    143.00-151.00     148.50
  119    509-539     531    143.00-150.00     146.12
   79    550-596     570    139.00-141.00     140.22
   64    607-630     624       140.00         140.00
   42    603-639     611    132.50-138.50     135.56   Calves

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   23    373-379     375    157.00-159.00     157.62
   11    413-432     422    151.00-156.00     153.67
   40    456-498     479       141.00         141.00
  119    515-533     526    137.00-141.00     138.46
   78    561-586     571    135.00-138.00     137.36
   14      690       690       131.00         131.00

               Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   30      466       466       135.00         135.00

Source:  USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service
         Steve Watkins � Market News Reporter, (970)353-9750
         24 hr Market Report, (970)353-8031
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/GL_LS754.txt
 
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