Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle
GX_LS161   
Springfield, IL    Fri Dec 07, 2018   USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News

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

This week: 2,544      Last week: 3,013      Last Year: 794

   Compared to last week:  No trend available for feeder steers and
heifers due to limited comparable FOB sales last week. Winter is in 
full swing bringing wide spread cooler temps and snow across the trade 
area.  Supply included 100 percent over 600 lbs; 42 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
   65      800       800       142.68         142.68   Current FOB   
   57      875       875       139.00         139.00   Current FOB   

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  800      765       765       137.50         137.50   Current FOB   
  563    850-868     859    133.00-136.00     134.71   Current FOB   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  195    760-785     768    133.18-134.63     133.67   Current FOB   

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  125      750       750       130.00         130.00   Current FOB   
  739      725       725    120.25-121.75     120.66   Feb     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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