Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle
GX_LS161   
Springfield, IL    Fri Mar 09, 2018   USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News

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

This week: 123      Last week: 1,523      Last Year: 674

   Compared to last week:  Not enough comparable current FOB 
delivered cattle this week for an accurate market trend.  Supply 
included 100 percent over 600 lbs; 50 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
   62      785       785       135.00         135.00   Current FOB   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   61      816       816       124.52         124.52   Current 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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