Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle
USDA - Fri Oct 06, 11:13AM CDT
GX_LS161   
Springfield, IL    Fri Oct 06, 2017   USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News

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

This week: 1,059      Last Week: 1,068        Last Year: 576

   Compared to last week:  Not enough recent comparisons of current
FOB delivered cattle for an accurate market test.  Supply included 100 
percent over 600 lbs; 87 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
  140      700       700       145.20         145.20   Dec     FOB   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   25      725       725       137.50         137.50   Current FOB   
   67      725       725       138.45         138.45   Nov     FOB   
   75      625       625       139.25         139.25   Dec     FOB   
  617    700-725     711    133.50-137.70     135.46   Dec     FOB   
  135      725       725       133.50         133.50   Jan     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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