Wyoming Master Stockman
Market Comparison Tool
by Bridger Feuz, Chris Bastian and John Ritten
Number of Head  
  1   2
Projected Market Price  
Distance to Market  
Trucking / IRS Mileage Cost  
Trailer Capacity  
Commission Percenage  
Yardage / video taping  
Gross Revenue  
Adjusted Revenue  
Adjusted Price  
Shrinkage loss due to different handling conditions.  
Conditions Percent Shrink    
8-hour drylot stand 3.3    
16-hour drylot stand 6.2    
24-hour drylot stand 6.6    
8 hours in moving truck 5.5    
16 hours in moving truck 7.9    
24 hours in moving truck 8.9    
Source: Shrinkage in Beef Cattle    
             Roger Brownson - Montana State University