Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle
USDA - Fri Nov 30, 11:36AM CST
GX_LS161   
Springfield, IL    Fri Nov 30, 2018   USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News

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

This week: 3,013      Last week: 1,118      Last Year: 196

   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; 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
  690      765       765    140.00-143.00     140.54   Current FOB   
  354      850       850       138.00         138.00   Current FOB   

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   64      750       750       138.00         138.00   Current FOB   
   65      750       750       129.35         129.35   Jan     FOB   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   71      680       680       134.00         134.00   Current FOB   
   68      725       725       135.00         135.00   Current FOB   
   70      700       700       124.50         124.50   Feb     FOB   
   65      775       775       133.00         133.00   Current FOB   
  535      725       725       127.35         127.35   Jan     FOB   
  135      725       725       127.50         127.50   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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