Torrington, WY Fri May 11, 2012 USDA- WY Dept of Ag Market News
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 05/11/2012
Torrington Livestock Commission Co.
Receipts: 1150 Week Ago: 675 Year Ago: 260
Compared to last Friday: Slaughter Cows steady; Feeder Cows steady to 1.00
higher; Slaughter Bulls 2.00-3.00 higher. Demand good. Slaughter cows
and bulls accounted for approximately 30 percent of the run; feeder cows 20
percent; feeder cattle 10 percent and bred cows & pairs 40 percent.
Pct Lean Weight Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing
Breakers 75-80 1350-2200 83.00-89.50
Boners 80-85 1000-1550 80.50-88.50 89.00-96.00 78.00-81.50
Lean 85-90 850-1350 78.00-86.00 86.00-87.50 73.00-78.00
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2: 1300-2200 lb 103.00-110.00, high dressing
113.00-116.00; low dressing 93.00-98.50.
Feeder Cows: Medium-Large 1: Heifers 85 lb 124.00; Heiferettes 750-1050 lb
107.00-121.00; Young 850-1350 lb 85.50-102.00; Aged to Middle Aged average
condition 1050-1400 lb 80.00-88.50; fleshy 84.00-86.50; thin condition 76.00-
Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium-Large 1: Heifers 900 lb/85 lb calves 1375.00; Young 1225
lb/225 lb calves 1800.00; Aged short solid 1350-1400 lb/225-350 lb calves
1500.00-1775.00; Aged short term 1200-1350 lb/135-350 lb calves 1370.00-1550.00,
thin 1275.00-1335.00, lot 1060.00.
Bred Cows: Medium-Large 1: Load Middle Aged fall calvers 1250 lb 1210.00.
Source: USDA- WY Dept of Ag Market News Service, Torrington, WY
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