Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle
GX_LS161   
Springfield, IL    Fri Feb 08, 2019   USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News

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

This week: 758      Last week: 2,491      Last Year: 3,247

   Compared to last week:  No trend available for feeder steers and
heifers due to limited comparable FOB sales.  Extremely cold and icy 
weather has hampered livestock movement.  100 percent over 600 lbs; 91
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
   70      700       700       135.00         135.00   Current FOB   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   77      620       620       133.00         133.00   Current FOB   
  135      725       725       127.00         127.00   Current FOB   
  136      750       750       124.39         124.39   Current FOB   
  200      725       725       127.50         127.50   May     FOB   

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  140      700       700       126.00         126.00   Current 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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