Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle
USDA - Fri Oct 05, 10:52AM CDT
GX_LS161   
Springfield, IL    Oct 05, 2018   USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News

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

This week: 970      Last week: 2,571      Last Year: 1,068

   Compared to last week:  No trend available for feeder steers and
heifers due to limited comparable FOB sales.  Supply included 80 
percent over 600 lbs; 86 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
   75      650       650       157.00         157.00   Current FOB   
   57      875       875       145.00         145.00   Current FOB   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  200      725       725       142.00         142.00   Current FOB   

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  183    565-573     569       144.00         144.00   Current FOB   
  405      725       725    136.25-139.30     137.27   Dec     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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