Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins CO

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GL_LS762   
Greeley, CO    Fri Nov 15, 2013    USDA- CO Dept of Ag Market News 

Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins, CO

Receipts:  688    Last Week:  545   Last Year:  1173 

   Compared to last week: Boning and Breaking type cows traded mostly steady.  
Lean type slaughter cows were weak to 2.00 lower.  Slaughter bulls traded 2.00 
lower.  Feeder cows traded mostly steady to weak, with several more on offer 
than last week.  Trading activity was moderate on moderate to good buyer demand.  
The supply was comprised of approximately 83 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    1340-1770   80.00-85.50    87.50-93.00   73.50-79.00
Boners         80-85    1215-1715   80.50-85.50    87.00-92.00   75.50-79.00
                               Very High Dressing     100.00
Lean           85-90    1000-1385   77.00-80.50    83.50-85.00   65.00-72.00
                                             Very Low Dressing   61.00-64.00

   Slaughter Bulls:
                         Weight    Average Dress   High Dress    Low Dress
Yield Grade 1-2         1215-2575   88.50-93.00   94.50-103.50   82.50-87.50
                                              Very Low Dressing  72.00-78.00

   Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1 Heifers 890-1310 lbs 105.00-111.00, few 
124.00-131.50; Heferettes 930-1455 lbs 90.00-96.00; Young 1165-1620 lbs 84.00-
89.00; Middle Aged 1110-1485 lbs 81.00-83.50.
   Medium and Large 1-2 Heifers 1110-1485 lbs 1070-1245 lbs 93.00-94.00.

   Feeder Bulls: Medium and Large 1 Young 1035-1095 lbs 115.00-116.00, 1170-1310 
lbs 85.00-95.00.

   Holstein Heifers: Large 3 1070-1340 lbs 92.00-100.00.               

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

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