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Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins CO

GL_LS762   

Greeley, CO    Fri May 9, 2014    USDA- CO Dept of Ag Market News 



Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins, CO



Receipts:  269    Last Week:  200   Last Year:  332    



   Compared to last week: Slaughter cows traded 1.00 lower and slaughter 

bulls mostly steady on a very thin test.  Feeder cows mostly steady.  Buyer 

demand was good on moderate trading activity.  The supply was comprised of 

approximately 60 percent slaughter cows and bulls and the balance feeding cows 

and bulls.  



   Slaughter Cows:

Grade        Pct Lean    Weight    Average Dress   High Dress    Low Dress

Breakers       75-80    1560-1745    -------      106.00-109.00    ------   

Boners         80-85    1015-1920   95.00-100.00  103.00-106.50  89.00-94.00

Lean           85-90     955-1205    -------        -------      79.00-84.00



   Slaughter Bulls:

                         Weight    Average Dress   High Dress    Low Dress

Yield Grade 1-2         3250-2275  117.00-120.50     124.50        111.00     



   Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1 Heifers 805-1020 lbs 135.00-145.00; 

Heiferette 735-1040 lbs 119.00; Young 1150-1300 lbs 103.00-109.00; Middle Aged 

1050-1190 lbs 97.50-100.50; Aged 1085-1445 lbs 89.00-92.00.

   Large 3 Holstein Heifers 980-1185 lbs 114.00-117.00.



Source:  USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO

         Jonathan Gittlein, 970-353-9750 Greeley.LGMN@ams.usda.gov

         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/GL_LS762.txt

         http://marketnews.usda.gov/portal/lg



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