Eastern Cornbelt Direct Feeder Cattle
GX_LS161   
Springfield, IL    Sep 21, 2018   USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News

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

This week: 3,630      Last week: 3,486      Last Year: 3,367

   Compared to last week:  No trend available for feeder steers and
heifers due to limited comparable FOB sales.  Supply included 100 
percent over 600 lbs; 56 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
   66      757       757       147.50         147.50   Current FOB   
  176    800-825     816    146.00-147.50     146.50   Oct     FOB   
  508      750       750    146.50-151.00     148.27   Nov     FOB   
  466    800-825     819    143.00-146.40     144.27   Nov     FOB   
  140      715       715       149.00         149.00   Dec     FOB   

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   63      808       808       143.50         143.50   Current FOB   
   58      825       825       144.25         144.25   Oct     FOB   
   48      750       750       146.00         146.00   Nov     FOB   
  120      800       800       144.00         144.00   Nov     FOB   
  290      825       825       140.00         140.00   Dec     FOB   
  290      825       825       137.50         137.50   Jan     FOB   

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
   65      750       750       140.50         140.50   Oct     FOB   
  147      725       725       137.50         137.50   Dec     FOB   
  310      750       750       134.25         134.25   Dec     FOB   
  310      750       750       132.00         132.00   Jan     FOB   

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price  Delivery
  142      689       689       145.00         145.00   Current FOB   
   31      725       725       141.00         141.00   Nov     FOB   
  400      725       725    138.70-139.20     138.95   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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