Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins CO

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GL_LS762   
Greeley, CO    Fri Dec 07, 2012    USDA- CO Dept of Ag Market News 

Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins, CO

Receipts:  389     Last Week:  1060   Last Year:  816 

   Compared to last week: Fleshy type slaughter cows traded 2.00 to 4.00 lower, 
with lean slaughter cows trading mostly steady.  Slaughter bulls traded weak on 
a light test from the previous week.  Feeding type cows and bulls mostly steady.  
Trading activity was moderate on moderate to good buyer demand.  The supply was 
comprised of approximately 81 percent slaughter cows and bulls with the balance 
feeding cows.

   Slaughter Cows:
Grade        Pct Lean    Weight    Average Dress   High Dress    Low Dress
Breakers       75-80    1275-1882   70.00-74.50    75.50-77.00   64.00-69.00
Boners         80-85    1220-1561   69.00-74.50    76.00-76.50   62.00-68.50
Lean           85-90    1010-1395   66.00-71.50          72.50   59.00-65.50

   Slaughter Bulls:
                         Weight    Average Dress   High Dress    Low Dress
Yield Grade 1-2         1220-2385   84.00-84.50                  78.50-83.50 
                                              Very Low Dressing  71.00-77.50

   Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1 Heifers 790-925 lbs 110.50-124.00, 1245 lbs 
105.00; Heiferettes 971-1370 lbs 82.00-90.00; Young 932-1725 lbs 75.00-82.00; 
Middle Aged 1345-1485 lbs 74.50-76.50.
1005-1560 lbs 83.00-90.50; Middle Aged 1435-1820 lbs 75.00-79.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2 Heifers 727-945 lbs 90.00-96.00; Young 788-1265 lbs 
70.00-77.00.

   Holstein Heifers: Large 3 1050-1410 lbs 86.00-93.00.

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 1285-1295 lbs 96.50-100.00.

Source: USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO
        Tess Norvell, 970-353-9750   Greeley.LGMN@ams.usda.gov 
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/GL_LS762.txt
        www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews

1500M   tmn     



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