Livestock Basis Tables for Coastal Bend Auction Markets

Beeville
500 to 600 Pound Steer Basis for 2003 (PDF file ) 500 to 600 Pound Heifer Basis for 2003 (PDF file )
500 to 600 Pound Steer Basis for 2004 (PDF file ) 500 to 600 Pound Heifer Basis for 2004 (PDF file )


Hallettsville
500 to 600 Pound Steer Basis for 2003 (PDF file ) 500 to 600 Pound Heifer Basis for 2003 (PDF file )
500 to 600 Pound Steer Basis for 2004 (PDF file ) 500 to 600 Pound Heifer Basis for 2004 (PDF file )

Note: In each of the tables, the “Nearby Contract” column contains the futures contract used in the basis calculation for that day. For example FCJ2003 represents the April 2003 CME Feeder Cattle Futures, with FCX2003 representing the November 2003 CME Feeder Cattle Futures. ML#1 stands for Medium and Large Frame #1 Muscle grade, with ML#2 standing for Medium and Large Frame #2 Muscle grade. Basis levels are shown for the highest and lowest price per hundredweight for each grade.

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