Torrington Livestock Auction
TO_LS752
Torrington, WY    Mon April 15, 2019    USDA- WY Dept of Ag Market News

Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 4/15/19 
Torrington Livestock Commission Co.
   
Receipts: 741        Week Ago: 368        Year Ago:  NA

****This bred cow special and all class sale had been postponed from Friday, 
April 12, due to the severe winter weather in the region last week****

Compared to a week ago Friday slaughter and feeding cows traded steady on a 
limited test, slaughter bulls selling stronger but also on a limited test.  
Bred cows tested for age, pregnancy, Bangs vaccination, sold on per head 
basis, and mostly in 3rd trimester.  Slaughter and feeder cows consisted of 30 
percent of the sale with 10 percent slaughter bulls. Remaining 60 percent 
consisted of feeder cattle heiferettes, and breds.        
  
  Slaughter Cows:
            Pct Lean    Weight    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breakers     75-80    1465-1690    60.50-64.00       -----          -----
Boners       80-85    1427-1615    57.00 61.00     62.00-64.50      -----   
Lean         85-90    1105-1197    56.00-60.00       -----          -----    
   
  Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 1885-2440 lbs 75.00-79.00, high dressing 
80.00-85.50.      
  
  Feeder Cows: Medium and Large 1 Heiferettes 881-1106 lbs 84.00-114.00; 
Young 1073-1138 lbs 62.00-82.00; Middle Aged 1132-1428 lbs 59.00-64.50.   

 Bred Cows: Medium-Large 1 Young 1116-1274 lbs 1550.00-1835.00; Middle Aged 
Solid Mouth 1283-1529 lbs 1500.00-1800.00; Aged Short Solid 1526-1602 lbs          
1275.00-1485.00; Aged Short Term 1350-1496 lbs 1100.00-1325.00, per head.

  Cow/Calf Pairs: Medium-Large 1 Young 1263 lb cows with 75 lb calves 
1900.00; Middle Aged Soild Mouth 1492 lb cows with 75 lb calves 1725.00, all 
per pair.
                              
     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: Torrington.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov  
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/TO_LS752.txt

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