BC-USDA-SD Direct Fdr Catl

10/24/2014 9:00 AM
By Associated Press

Sioux Falls, SD Fri Oct 24, 2014 USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market New
South and North Dakota Direct Feeder Cattle
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 10/24/2014
Receipts: 69 Last Week: 178 Last Year: 700
Compared to last week: Feeder steers traded mostly 5.00 higher on limited
comparable sales. No feeder heifers reported. Abnormally warm temperatures and
dry conditions have been reported for the week. According to USDA-NASS, only 19
percent of the corn has been harvested so far, compared to 30 percent last year
and 45 percent on the 5 year average. Demand is moderate to good on moderate
trading activity. All sales FOB North and South Dakota with a 2-3 percent
shrink or equivalent and a 4-8 cent slide on yearlings and a 8-12 slide on
calves from base weights.
Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price Delivery
69 585 585 290.82 290.82 Current FOB
Source: USDA Market News Oklahoma City, OK
Tess Liles Market Reporter, 405-232-5425
24 Hour Market Report 1-405-636-2691
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