Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle
GX_LS161   
Springfield, IL    Fri Mar 15, 2019   USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News

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

This week: 2,637      Last week: 3,656      Last Year: 429

   Compared to last week:  Feeder steers and heifers were to lightly
tested on FOB Basis for an accurate market trend.  Demand moderate to
good.  Supply included 100 percent over 600 lbs; 78 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
  200      700       700       145.00         145.00   Current FOB   
  720    800-825     810    131.00-134.00     132.27   Current FOB   
  290      825       825       131.50         131.50   May     FOB   

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  290      825       825       128.50         128.50   Apr     FOB   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  330    725-745     729    122.00-128.00     126.88   Current FOB   
  200      750       750       124.00         124.00   Current FOB   
  325      750       750       126.00         126.00   Apr     FOB   
  200      725       725       128.10         128.10   May     FOB   

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   82      671       671       129.80         129.80   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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