Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle
GX_LS161   
Springfield, IL    Fri May 11, 2018   USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News

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

This week: 1,714      Last week: 1,220      Last Year: 1,251

   Compared to last week:  No trend available due to limited 
offerings on Current FOB trades last week.  Supply included 100 
percent over 600 lbs; 93 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 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   65      775       775       130.00         130.00   Current FOB   
   60      800       800       127.75         127.75   Current FOB   

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   73      689       689       132.36         132.36   Current FOB   
 1235      750       750    122.00-123.00     122.58   Current FOB   
   81      725       725       124.55         124.55   Jul     FOB   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  200      725       725       120.00         120.00   Jul     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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