Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle
USDA - Fri Aug 10, 11:56AM CDT
GX_LS161   
Springfield, IL    Fri Aug 10, 2018   USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News

Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle Summary
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky 

This week: 6,500      Last week: 1,980      Last Year: 497

   Compared to last week:  No trend available for feeder steers and
heifers due to limited comparable sales.  Supply included 100 percent
over 600 lbs; 49 percent heifers.  Prices based on net weights FOB 
after a 3 percent shrink or equivalent and 5-10 cent slide on calves 
and 4-6 cent slide on yearlings from base weights.  Delivered prices
include freight, commissions and other expenses.  Current sales are 
up to 14 days delivery. 

              Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
 3300      765       765       143.50         143.50   Current FOB   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
 3200      725       725       137.00         137.00   Current FOB   

 Source: USDA Dept of Ag Market News Oklahoma City, OK 
           Joe Massey, Market Reporter
           Telephone   405-232-5425
           www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/GX_LS161.txt

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