Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle
USDA - Fri Apr 13, 11:18AM CDT
GX_LS161   
Springfield, IL    Fri Apr 13, 2018   USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News

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

This week: 917      Last week: 388      Last Year: 3,419

   Compared to last week:  No trend available due to last week�s
Limited offerings.  Supply included 100 percent over 600 lbs; 
67 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
   63      700       700       144.85         144.85   Current FOB   
   57      875       875       121.00         121.00   Current FOB   
  180      850       850       119.36         119.36   May     FOB   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   75      649       649       133.64         133.64   Current FOB   
   67      750       750       120.00         120.00   Current FOB   
  475    700-725     718    128.20-132.85     130.67   Jun     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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