Sterling Livestock Cattle Auction - Sterling, CO (Wed)
GL_LS750  
Greeley, CO    Wed Jan 17, 2018    USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News

Sterling Livestock Commission Company - Sterling, CO
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Receipts:  886      Last Week:  3750    Year Ago:  0      

   Compared to last sale, feeder steers under 600 pounds traded unevenly steady, 
while those over 600 pounds traded mostly steady to 5.00 lower.  Feeder heifers 
under 600 pounds traded steady to 7.00 lower, while those over 600 pounds were 
steady to 4.00 lower on a light test.  Slaughter cows and bulls have had no test 
for over a month, therefore there is no comparison available.  Trade activity 
and demand were moderate to good.  In feeder cattle, the run consisted of 53 
percent steers, 47 percent heifers, with 51 percent weighing over 600 pounds.  
The total run consisted of 68 percent feeder cattle, 5 percent bred stock and 
the balance mostly slaughter cows and bulls.

   Slaughter Cows:
Grade     Percent Lean   Weight    Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Breakers       75-80   1510-1835       62.00           -----       50.00-56.50   
Boners         80-85   1100-1560    57.00-62.00        -----       50.00-55.00
Lean           85-90    995-1400    53.00-58.00        62.00       49.00-51.00

   Slaughter Bulls:
                         Weight    Average Dress    High Dress      Low Dress
Yield Grade 1-2        1115-2330    75.00-82.00        -----        68.00-73.00

   Bred Stock: Medium and Large 1 Middle Aged 1015-1690 lbs 4-6 months bred 
750.00-900.00, 7-8 months bred 925.00-975.00; Aged 1145-1455 lbs 4-7 months bred 
600.00-775.00.

   Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1 350-375 lbs 227.50-230.00; 401 lbs 217.50; 
470-490 lbs 189.00-201.00; 510-545 lbs 178.00-179.00; 555-575 lbs 170.00-175.00; 
727 lbs 145.00; 755-800 lbs 140.50-143.00; 809 lbs 141.00; 885-900 lbs 133.00-
139.50.
   Medium and Large 1-2 325-340 lbs 202.50-217.50; 350 lbs 210.00-215.00; 425-
440 lbs 192.50-200.00; 470-475 lbs 177.00-182.00; 520-545 lbs 167.50-168.00; 
580-595 lbs 158.00-165.00; 643 lbs 153.00; 700-730 lbs 141.00-143.50; 780-790 
lbs 136.00-138.00.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1 355 lbs 174.00; 415-435 lbs 165.00-168.00; 
455-485 lbs 163.00-165.00; 525-550 lbs 155.00-160.00; 550-585 lbs 153.00-154.00; 
611 lbs 147.50; 663 lbs 144.00; 700-750 lbs 135.00-138.00; 773 lbs 134.00.
   Medium and Large 1-2 371 lbs 161.00; 415-450 lbs 159.00-160.00; 465-495 lbs 
150.00-159.00; 535-545 lbs 145.00-150.00; 575-595 lbs 140.50-147.00; 735-745 lbs 
130.00-130.50; 871 lbs 117.50.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    353-375     358    227.50-230.00     229.42
    7      401       401       217.50         217.50
   10    470-490     477    189.00-201.00     190.23
   16    510-542     540    178.00-179.00     178.06
   24    556-573     568    170.00-175.00     174.29
    8      727       727       145.00         145.00
    4    758-798     778    140.50-143.00     141.72
   56      809       809       141.00         141.00
   76    885-897     885    133.00-139.50     133.26

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13    327-340     337    202.50-217.50     203.65
    4      350       350    210.00-215.00     212.50
    7    428-438     435    192.50-200.00     197.32
    6    470-475     472    177.00-182.00     180.32
    5    520-544     539    167.50-168.00     167.60
    6    580-594     589    158.00-165.00     161.16
   11      643       643       153.00         153.00
   12    702-729     718    141.00-143.50     142.48
   10    780-786     785    136.00-138.00     137.70

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4      355       355       174.00         174.00
    7    415-435     426    165.00-168.00     166.75
   16    459-481     470    163.00-165.00     163.98
   20    527-548     530    155.00-160.00     159.22
   17    554-583     571    153.00-154.00     153.60
   45      611       611       147.50         147.50
   15      663       663       144.00         144.00
    8    703-746     730    135.00-138.00     136.08
    9      773       773       134.00         134.00

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11      371       371       161.00         161.00
    8    418-446     432    159.00-160.00     159.52
    8    465-495     481    150.00-159.00     155.74
   13    538-544     540    145.00-150.00     148.06
   28    575-595     588    140.50-147.00     141.36
    7    735-742     740    130.00-130.50     130.36
    9      871       871       117.50         117.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      279       279       158.00         158.00
   11      483       483       146.00         146.00

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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