Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle
USDA - Fri Feb 09, 10:43AM CST
GX_LS161   
Springfield, IL    Fri Feb 09, 2018   USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News

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

This week: 3,247      Last week: 2,122      Last Year: 0

   Compared to last week:  Not enough comparable current FOB 
delivered cattle last week for an accurate market trend.  Supply 
included 100 percent over 600 lbs; 45 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
  310      775       775       146.00         146.00   Current FOB   
  118      850       850       139.00         139.00   Current FOB   

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   62      775       775       139.75         139.75   Mar     FOB   
  420      800       800    137.30-138.75     137.71   Mar     FOB   
  420      800       800    136.85-139.50     137.61   Apr     FOB   
  140      725       725       145.95         145.95   May     FOB   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  135      725       725       133.00         133.00   Current FOB   
  335      725       725       133.30         133.30   Mar     FOB   
  500      750       750       135.15         135.15   May     FOB   
  337      725       725    129.42-133.55     131.49   Apr     FOB   

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  135      725       725       132.75         132.75   Mar     FOB   
  335      725       725       131.85         131.85   Apr     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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