Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle
GX_LS161   
Springfield, IL    Fri Dec 01, 2017   USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News

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

This week: 196      Last Report 11/17/17: 245        Last Year: 427

   Compared to last week:  No current FOB delivered cattle for an
accurate market test again this week.  Supply included 100 percent 
over 600 lbs; 69 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
   61      785       785       140.00         140.00   Current FOB   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  135      725       725       131.00         131.00   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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