Greeley, CO Fri May 04, 2012 USDA- CO Dept of Ag Market News
Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins, CO
Receipts: 259 Two Weeks Ago: 211 Last Year: 253
Compared to last week: Slaughter cows mostly steady, with the most advances
noted on very high dressing Lean and Boning type cows. Limited comparable sales
on slaughter bulls. Demand good with moderate to active trading activity. The
supply included about 93 percent slaughter cows and bulls, balance feeder cows.
Grade Pct Lean Weight Average Dress High Dress Low Dress
Breakers 75-80 1220-1900 86.50-89.00 82.50-85.50
Boners 80-85 1195-1590 83.00-87.00 89.50-94.50 79.00-82.50
Very High Dressing 99.00-105.00
Lean 85-90 1025-1365 80.00-84.50 86.00-90.00 73.00-76.50
Very High Dressing 91.00-94.00
Light Lean 700-895 69.00-75.50
Weight Average Dress High Dress Low Dress
Yield Grade 1-2 1200-2490 97.50-99.50 105.00-106.00 94.00-96.50
Very High Dressing 1800-1860 111.50-114.50
Very Low Dressing 1065-1790 80.00-85.00
Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1 Heifers 870-978 lbs 104.00-117.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 Heifers 820-1030 lbs 96.00-99.00; Young 1105-1135 lbs
Large 2-3 Holstein Heifers 1075-1255 lbs 92.00-104.00.
Large 3 Holstein Heifers 1545-1670 lbs 84.00-88.50.
Feeder Bulls: 705 lbs 126.00; 1010-1155 lbs 106.00-108.00.
Source: USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO
Tess Norvell, 970-353-9750 Greeley.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins CO
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