Sterling Livestock Cattle Auction - Sterling, CO (Wed)
GL_LS750 
Greeley, CO    Wed Mar 20, 2019    USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News

Sterling Livestock Commission Company - Sterling, CO
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Receipts:  952     Last Week:  0       Year Ago:  586      

   Compared to last sale: Demand and trade activity moderate to good.  Feeder 
steers under 600 lbs did not have enough comparisons to accurately trend.  
Steers weighing 600 to 700 lbs were mostly 5.00 lower and those 700 lbs and 
above traded 1.00 to 9.00 higher.  Feeder heifers under 600 lbs traded steady to 
3.00 lower on a light test those over 600 lbs were steady to 6.00 lower.  
Slaughter cows traded steady.  Slaughter bulls had no test at the last offering.  
Today�s supply consisted mostly of home raised, preconditioned, long weaned, 
calves and yearlings. In feeder cattle, the run consisted of 37 percent steers, 
56 percent heifers and 7 percent bulls. Approximately 54 percent of the run 
weighed over 600 pounds.  The total run consisted of 57 percent feeder cattle, 2 
percent replacement cattle, with the remainder being mostly slaughter cows and 
bulls. The next available report will be Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

   Slaughter Cows:
Grade     Percent Lean   Weight    Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Breakers       75-80   1495-1835       -----           -----       52.00-62.00
Boners         80-85   1045-1815    60.00-67.50        -----       49.50-59.00
Lean           85-90    805-1370    55.00-65.00        -----       43.00-53.50

   Slaughter Bulls:
                         Weight    Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Yield Grade 1-2        1255-2335    81.00-84.50        -----       71.00-79.50

   Bred Cows: Medium and Large 1-2 Middle Aged 1205-1405 lbs 7-8 months bred 
1000.00; Aged 1210-1405 lbs 7-8 months bred 775.00-885.00.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 526 lbs 181.50; 655-675 lbs 155.00-160.50; 
700-710 lbs 151.50-153.00; 750-765 lbs 148.00-149.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2 380-400 lbs 191.00-200.00; 444 lbs 181.00; 450-500 lbs 
172.00-176.00; 536 lbs 171.00; 580-600 lbs 156.00-160.00; 677 lbs 149.00; 700-
745 lbs 136.00-146.00; 815-845 lbs 129.50-131.00.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 75-95 lbs 225.00-275.00 per head; 120-135 
lbs 275.00 per head; 505-550 lbs 156.00-162.00; 550-590 lbs 148.00-158.50; 605-
645 lbs 142.00-148.50; 675-685 lbs 137.50-142.00; 700-730 lbs 126.00-131.00; 
765-780 lbs 125.50-129.00; 1075-1100 lbs 116.00-126.00; 1130-1140 lbs 115.00-
122.50.
   Medium and Large 1-2 105-110 lbs 150.00-175.00 per head; 460-485 lbs 151.00-
158.00; 500-530 lbs 142.50-150.00; 624 lbs 132.00; 675-695 lbs 122.00-125.00.


                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7      526       526       181.50         181.50
   16    657-671     660    155.00-160.50     158.36
   40    701-706     703    151.50-153.00     152.14
   15    753-765     756    148.00-149.00     148.27

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13    383-399     390    191.00-200.00     196.98
    7      444       444       181.00         181.00
   11    450-498     489    172.00-176.00     175.33
    5      536       536       171.00         171.00
   10    583-598     594    156.00-160.00     157.40
    9      677       677       149.00         149.00
   40    700-745     733    136.00-146.00     143.05
    9    817-845     820    129.50-131.00     129.67

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3     78-93       88    225.00-275.00     239.77   Per Head
    3    120-135     130       275.00         275.00   Per Head
   47    508-546     533    156.00-162.00     160.90
   49    554-586     573    148.00-158.50     153.11
   30    609-641     625    142.00-148.50     144.62
   52    676-681     678    137.50-142.00     138.89
    7    704-727     714    126.00-131.00     128.18
   14    765-780     776    125.50-129.00     125.89
    9   1075-1096   1094    116.00-126.00     124.91
    6   1130-1139   1138    115.00-122.50     116.24

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2    105-110     108    150.00-175.00     162.79   Per Head
   14    463-484     478    151.00-158.00     153.97
   15    500-530     507    142.50-150.00     143.44
    6      624       624       132.00         132.00
   14    676-692     686    122.00-125.00     123.30

                    Feeder Heifers Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    461-468     463    145.00-148.00     145.87

                 Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2     78-90       84    275.00-300.00     288.39   Per Head
    6    105-145     122    275.00-350.00     297.20   Per Head

                Feeder Bulls Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7     65-95       85    125.00-175.00     156.96   Per Head
    1      110       110       225.00         225.00   Per Head
    5      447       447       172.00         172.00
   13      533       533       155.00         155.00

Source:  USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO
         Chris Dias, Market Reporter
         970-353-9750 Greeley.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/GL_LS750.txt
         http://marketnews.usda.gov/portal/lg

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