Riverton Livestock Auction WY

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TO_LS141
Torrington, WY    Mon Dec 3, 2012     USDA-WY Dept of Ag Market News 

Riverton Livestock Auction - Riverton, WY

  Receipts:     1361      Last Week    1240       Last Year   2200
               
   Compared to last Monday, slaughter cows mostly steady, slaughter bulls 1.00 
lower, feeder cows steady instances 3.00 higher. Demand good to moderate. 
Slaughter cows accounted for approximately 29 percent of the run, slaughter 
bulls 4 percent, feeder cows 59 percent, feeder bulls 2 percent with bred cows 6 
percent.

   Slaughter Cows:
                 Pct Lean   Weight   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
     Breakers    75-80%   1510-1805   58.00-63.00    65.00-67.00                                    
     Boners      80-85%   1210-1480   58.00-67.50    68.00-77.00                                                                      
     Lean        85-90%    780-1290   55.00-63.00    64.00-69.00    51.00-54.00      
                                                               Thin 41.00-44.00
                                                                                                                                                                                       
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1255-2135 lbs 70.00-79.50; High Yielding 
80.00-85.00; Low Yielding 61.00-65.00.  Few returning to feed: 1285-1815 lbs 
74.00-87.00, couple 1215-1225 lbs 62.50-71.00, young 810-1160 lbs 96.00-101.00.

   Feeder Cows: Medium-Large 1 Heifers 675-940 lbs 110.00-126.00, few 96.00-
109.00; Heiferettes 735-1140 lbs 80.00-94.00; Young 850-1435 lbs 68.50-76.00, 
few 60.00-67.00, thin 50.00-58.00; Middle Aged (Short Solids) 1105-1350 lbs 
66.50-77.00; Aged (Short Term) 955-1405 lbs 57.50-67.00.

   Bred Cows: Medium-Large 1 Heifers 745-995 lbs 900.00-1075.00, couple thin 
595-610 lbs 425.00-600.00; Young 1150-1685 lbs few 1200.00-1500.00, several 740-
1690 lbs 875.00-1100.00; Middle Aged (Short Solids) 1115-1455 lbs 775.00-925.00; 
Aged (Short Term) 1025-1265 lbs 625.00-825.00 all per head.

   Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium-Large Middle Aged (Short Solids) 1720 lb cow with 175 
lb calf 1325.00; Aged (Short Term) 1200 lb cow with 225 lb calf 925.00 all per 
head.

Source:  USDA-WY Dept of Ag Market News Service
         Jackie Lucas
         307-532-4146
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/TO_LS751.txt

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