Torrington, WY Fri Mar 22, 2013 USDA- WY Dept of Ag Market News
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 03/22/2013
Torrington Livestock Commission Co.
Receipts: 625 Week Ago: 900 Year Ago: 575
Compared to last Friday: Slaughter & Feeder Cows steady to 1.00 lower;
Slaughter Bulls steady to 1.00 lower. Demand good. Slaughter cows and bulls
accounted for approximately 50 percent of the run; feeder cows 30 percent, 10
percent feeder cattle and bred cows 10 percent.
Pct Lean Weight Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing
Boners 80-85 1000-1650 76.50-84.50 85.00-90.50 72.00-76.00
Lean 85-90 850-1350 72.50-79.50 82.50-87.00 66.00-70.50
Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2: 1350-2500 lb 90.00-99.00; high dressing
104.00, low dressing 86.00-88.00.
Feeder Cows: Medium-Large 1: Heifers 650-950 lb 108.00-114.00; Heiferettes
800-1075 lb 94.00-106.00; Young 900-1250 lb 79.00-92.00; Aged to Middle Aged
average & fleshy condition 1100-1600 lb 76.50-85.00, thin 72.00-80.00.
Bred Cows: (Tested for Age, Pregnancy and Bangs vaccination)
Per Head Basis: Medium and Large 1:
Heifers 1025-1075 lb 1185.00-1210.00
Aged Short Solid 1225 lb 970.00
Aged Short Term 1225 lb 940.00
Source: USDA- WY Dept of Ag Market News Service, Torrington, WY
(307)532-4146 24 Hour recorded market information 307-532-7200
Office e-mail: TorringtonWy-LPSMNLS@ams.usda.gov
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