Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle
GX_LS161   
Springfield, IL    Nov 02, 2018   USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News

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

This week: 1,288      Last week: 1,031      Last Year: 519

   Compared to last week:  No trend available for feeder steers and
heifers due to limited comparable FOB sales.  Supply included 100
percent over 600 lbs; 91 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
  120      841       841       147.37         147.37   Current FOB   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  130      772       772       144.37         144.37   Current FOB   

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  205      725       725       129.60         129.60   Dec     FOB   
  699    700-725     715    131.60-134.65     133.39   Jan     FOB   
  134      725       725       129.60         129.60   Dec     Del   
   
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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