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Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins CO

GL_LS762   

Greeley, CO    Fri Nov 7, 2014    USDA- CO Dept of Ag Market News 



Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins, CO



Receipts:  551    Last Week:  482    Last Year:  545  



   Compared to last week: Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 2.00 higher on a light 

test.  Slaughter bull traded 2.00 higher.  Feeding cows traded steady to 2.00 

higher.  Most of the better conditioned cows were bought to go on feed today.  

Buyer demand was moderate to good with moderate trading activity.  The supply 

was comprised of approximately 20 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    1355-2045  113.50-119.00   119.00-123.50 105.00-111.50 

Boners         80-85    1180-1550  112.00-117.50   117.50-121.00 103.00-110.00

Lean           85-90    1060-1225  105.00-111.00       -----     100.00-105.00    



   Slaughter Bulls:

                         Weight    Average Dress   High Dress    Low Dress

Yield Grade 1-2         1390-2130 130.00-135.00   135.50-140.00 125.50-128.50



   Feeder Cows: Large 1-2 Heifers 790-1170 lbs 171.00-177.50, few 183.00-189.00; 

Heiferettes 1035-1220 lbs 143.00-148.00; Young 1105-1515 lbs  120.00-127.00; 

Middle Aged 1085-1525 115.00-120.00; Aged 1060-1400 lbs 103.50-110.50.

   

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

         Randy Hammerstrom, 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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