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Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins CO

GL_LS762   

Greeley, CO    Fri Nov 21, 2014    USDA- CO Dept of Ag Market News 



Centennial Livestock Auction - Ft. Collins, CO



Receipts:  614    Last Week:  351    Last Year:  418  



   Compared to last week: Slaughter cows traded 1.00 to 3.00 higher.  Slaughter 

bulls traded steady.  Feeding cows traded 3.00 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    1455-2045  115.00-119.00   121.00-123.00    ------     

Boners         80-85    1105-1780  114.50-122.00       -----     106.00-110.00

Lean           85-90     930-1525  106.00-114.00       -----      93.00-98.00    



   Slaughter Bulls:

                         Weight    Average Dress   High Dress    Low Dress

Yield Grade 1-2         1180-2260  126.50-133.00   136.50-140.50 120.00-124.50



   Feeder Cows: Large 1-2 Heifers 795-1070 lbs mostly 175.00-187.00; Heiferettes 

1075-1225 lbs 140.00-150.00; Young 1055-1235 lbs  122.50-137.50; Middle Aged 

1295-1625 115.00-123.00; Aged 1100-1375 lbs 103.00-112.50.

   

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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