La Junta Livestock Replacement Cow Auction (Seasonal) - La Junta, CO
Greeley, CO    Sat March 17, 2018  USDA-Co Dept Ag Market News

La Junta Livestock Commission Company Inc. - La Junta, CO
Special Replacement Stock Cow and Pair Sale

Receipts: 722     Last Month:  1434     Year Ago: 653          

   Demand Moderate to good for bred heifers, replacement stock cows, and cow-
calf pairs. Bred heifers and stock cows aged, blood tested and pregnancy checked 
prior to the sale. Prices per head. Most bred stock calving Mar into June unless 
noted. Receipts approximately 07 percent bred heifers, 60 percent young and 
middle age bred cows, 15 percent aged bred cows, balance mostly cow-calf pairs.
*** The next special replacement stock cow and pair sale will be Wed April 11, 
2018 in conjunction with the regular sale *** 

   Bred Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2 few small lots 885-985 lbs 1200.00-
1250.00, package 1070 lbs 1375.00.       
   Replacement Stock: Medium and Large 1 Young 1145-1380 lbs 1535.00-1625.00,
half load 3 yr old calving Apr to July 1310.00, summer calvers 1010-1235 lbs 
1000.00-1100.00; Middle age 1350-1380 lbs 1225.00-1325.00; Aged 1235-1425 lbs 
   Medium and Large 1-2 Young 1060-1290 lbs 1335.00-1460.00.           
   Cow-Calf pairs: Medium and Large 1 Young 1080-1335 lbs with 80 to 150 lb 
calves 1510.00-1625.00; Aged few 1025-1250 lbs with 50 to 125 lb calves 
   Medium and Large 1-2 950-1250 lbs with 50-125 lb calves 1310.00-1425.00.   

Source:  Co Dept Ag-USDA Market News Service
         Steve Watkins Market News Reporter, (970)353-9750
         24 hr Market News (970)353-8031
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