Riverton Livestock Auction WTD Average
TO_LS751
Torrington, WY    Tue May 15, 2018     USDA-WY Dept of Ag Market News 

Riverton Livestock Auction - Riverton, WY
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 5/15/18
 
  Receipts:       458         Last Week      1104        Last Year     765   
               
   Compared to last Tuesday on a light offering; slaughter cows mostly steady 
with slaughter bulls 3.00-5.00 higher, feeder cows on a lighter offering steady. 
Feeder calves on a light offering not enough of any one class for a good market 
test. Demand moderate. Slaughter cows accounted for approximately 16 percent of 
the run, slaughter bulls 6 percent, feeder cows 15 percent, feeder bulls 16 
percent, bred cows 4 percent, feeder calves 43 percent with 38 percent steers, 
62 percent heifers of which 55 percent weighed over 600 lbs. 

   Slaughter Cows:
                 Pct Lean   Weight   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing  
     Breakers    75-80%   1560-1605   51.00-56.00    58.00-
     Boners      80-85%   1200-1410   50.00-55.50    57.50-62.00              
     Lean        85-90%   1000-1205   48.00-56.00    58.00-60.00    44.00-46.50    

   Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1200-2340 lbs 72.00-80.00; High Yielding 82.00-89.00; 
Low Yielding 69.00. Several returning to feed: 1345-1655 lbs 67.00-75.00, Young 
840-1215 lbs 840-1215 lbs 90.00-99.50, couple 1010-1035 lbs 103.00-104.00.

   Feeder Cows: Medium-Large 1 Heiferettes 935-945 lbs 101.00-107.00, few 865-
1025 lbs 88.00-95.00; Young 965-1290 lbs mostly 63.50-72.00, few 56.00-62.00; 
Middle Aged (Short Solids) 1260-1520 lbs 56.00-63.50, few 53.50-54.00; Aged 
(Short Term) 1110-1570 lbs 48.00-53.00.

   Feeder Steers: Medium-Large 1 small package 505 lbs 193.00; small package 594 
lbs 182.00; package calves 651 lbs 180.00.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium 1 small package 277 lbs 158.00; package 444 lbs 
168.00; package 542 lbs 142.00; calves 610-620 lbs 140.50-144.50.

   Bred Cows: Heifers few 1030-1180 lbs 1050.00-1100.00; Young few 1190-1410 lbs 
1225.00-1250.00, couple 1200 lbs 1050.00; Middle Aged (Short Solids) individual 
1280 lbs 850.00 all per head.

   Cow/calf Pairs: Aged (Short Term) individual 1240 lb cow with 85 lb calf 
925.00, Longhorn individual pair 955 lb cow with 55 lb calf 575.00 all per head.

   Baby Calves all per head: 80-150 lbs 125.00-275.00, couple 225 lb calves 
285.00-300.00.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      505       505       193.00         193.00
    6      594       594       182.00         182.00
    7      651       651       180.00         180.00   Calves

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8      277       277       158.00         158.00
   10      444       444       168.00         168.00
   10      542       542       142.00         142.00
   41    612-618     614    140.50-144.50     141.97   Calves         

          
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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