Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle
Springfield, IL    Fri Jan 12, 2018   USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News

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

This week: 270      Last week: 306      Last Year: 0

   Compared to last week:  No current FOB delivered cattle for an
accurate market test.  Supply included 100 percent over 600 lbs; 
74 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: No Test. 

              Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   70      743       743       128.00         128.00   Current FOB   
  200      725       725       121.15         121.15   Mar     FOB   
Source: USDA Dept of Ag Market News Oklahoma City, OK 
           Joe Massey, Market Reporter
           Telephone   405-232-5425