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Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins CO

GL_LS762   

Greeley, CO    Fri May 16, 2014    USDA- CO Dept of Ag Market News 



Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins, CO



Receipts:  142    Last Week:  269   Last Year:  300    



   Compared to last week: Slaughter cows traded 1.00 higher 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     ------      -------       --------        ------   

Boners         80-85     950-1920   96.00-101.50 102.00-105.00   92.50-95.00

Lean           85-90     910-1290    -------        -------      85.00-90.00



   Slaughter Bulls:

                         Weight    Average Dress   High Dress    Low Dress

Yield Grade 1-2         1605-2135     120.00         123.00     110.00-113.50



   Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1 Heifers 700-1035 lbs 135.00-145.00; 

Heiferette 980-1280 lbs 119.00-124.00; Middle Aged 1065-1425 lbs 98.00-101.00.

   Large 3 Holstein Heifers 1100-1240 lbs 113.00-118.00.



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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