This report is a weekly cattle report containing direct trades of feeder and replacement cattle. Cattle are classified and graded using official USDA feeder cattle standards and replacement cattle guidelines. Price information is released by USDA’s Livestock, Poultry, and Grain Market News Division under the Voluntary Price Reporting authority of USDA’s Agriculture Marketing Service. This report is a weighted average report.
This report contains the daily direct prior day sow and boar report for the eastern cornbelt based on state of origin, including current volume by purchase type, and negotiated purchase for sows, as well as sows and boar purchases by state of origin.