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Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins CO

GL_LS762   

Greeley, CO    Fri Nov 14, 2014    USDA- CO Dept of Ag Market News 



Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins, CO



Receipts:  351    Last Week:  551    Last Year:  688  



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

test.  Slaughter bull traded steady to 1.00 lower.  Feeding cows traded firm to 

1.00 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 10 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    1570-1885  114.00-119.00       -----     108.00-112.00 

Boners         80-85    1070-1695  113.50-118.00   118.50-122.50 104.00-110.00

Lean           85-90    1060-1420  106.00-112.00       -----     102.00-106.00    



   Slaughter Bulls:

                         Weight    Average Dress   High Dress    Low Dress

Yield Grade 1-2         1280-2165  129.00-134.00       -----     122.00-128.00



   Feeder Cows: Large 1-2 Heifers 900-945 lbs mostly 180.50-187.00; Heiferettes 

915-1185 lbs 141.00-152.00, mostly 141.00-146.00; Young 1025-1555 lbs  120.00-

129.00; Middle Aged 1145-1485 113.00-119.00; Aged 1090-1390 lbs 103.00-110.50.

   

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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