Riverton Livestock Auction (Seasonal – Mon)
USDA - Sun Dec 17, 10:36AM CST
TO_LS141
Torrington, WY    Fri Dec 15, 2017     USDA-WY Dept of Ag Market News 

Riverton Livestock Auction - Riverton, WY
Friday, Dec 15, 2017
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 12/15/17

  Receipts:      633       Last Week     3342      Last Year   0   
               
   Compared to last Tuesday, on a light offering; slaughter cows steady with 
instances 3.00-5.00 higher, slaughter bulls mostly steady, feeder cows firm. 
Demand good to moderate. Slaughter cows accounted for approximately 28 percent 
of the run, slaughter bulls 8 percent, feeder cows 34 percent, feeder bulls 5 
percent, bred cows 22 percent with cow/calf pairs 3 percent. Tuesday December 
19th will be last sale for 2017, selling all classes including sheep and horses.

   Slaughter Cows:
                 Pct Lean   Weight   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing  
     Breakers    75-80%   1545-1815   47.00-51.50    53.50-56.00                 
     Boners      80-85%   1220-1545   47.00-55.00    56.50-63.00     44.00-45.00
     Lean        85-90%    870-1215   44.00-50.00    51.00-56.00     42.00         

   Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1570-2195 lbs 61.00-68.50; High Yielding 69.50-71.50; 
Low Yielding 59.00. Returning to feed, 1275-1725 lbs 62.00-71.50; Young couple 
760 lbs 130.00, few 1055-1190 lbs 93.00-105.00.

   Feeder Cows: Medium-Large 1 Heifers 630-940 lbs mostly 124.00-140.00, few 
116.00-121.00; Heiferettes 895-980 lbs mostly 97.00-111.00, few 660-855 lbs 
85.00-92.50; Young 1025-1325 lbs 80.00-82.00, several 63.00-74.00, few 55.00-
56.50; Middle Aged (Short Solids) 1195-1685 lbs mostly 58.00-65.50, few 55.00-
57.50; Aged (Short Term) 1105-1405 lbs 49.00-54.50.

   Bred Cows: Heifers small package 1017 lbs 1400.00, few 890-1090 lbs 1000.00-
1225.00, individual 885 lbs 700.00; Young small package 1000 lbs 1375.00, 
several 1005-1370 lbs 800.00-1275.00, few 620-1005 lbs 525.00-725.00; Middle 
Aged (Short Solids) 1050-1450 lbs 750.00-1000.00; Aged (Short Term) 1175-1400 
lbs 700.00-925.00 all per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs: small package 1260 lb cows with 150 lb calves 1350.00, couple 
1335 lb cow with 120 lb calves 1260.00 all per head.
                 
Source:  USDA-WY Dept of Ag Market News Service, Torrington
         Jackie Lucas
         (307)-532-4146
         24 Hour recorded market information (307)532-7200
         Office e-mail: Torrington.LPGMN@usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/TO_LS141.txt


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