Slaughter Steer Close-Out
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For the week ending July 31st...

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.Typical closeout for un-hedged steers sold this week...
  • Placed On Feed 150 days ago = March 3rd
  • Projected Profit/(Loss) based on the futures & estimated Cost of Gain: ($131.92)
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Cost of 750 lb. steer delivered to the feedyard @ $211.58 per cwt. 
$1,586.85
Cost of gain* for 600 lbs. @ $83.44 per cwt.
500.64
Interest** @ Prime + 1% on cattle cost for 150 days
$27.72
Interest** @ Prime + 1% of the feed cost for 150 days
$4.37
Total Cost & Expense
$2,119.58
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Sale proceeds... 1,350 lb. steer @ $147.00 per cwt.
$1,984.50
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This week's Profit/(Loss) per head...
($135.08)
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Profit/(Loss) per head for previous week...
($150.35)
Change from previous week...
+$15.27
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Sale price necessary to breakeven...
$157.01
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.Projected closeout for steers placed on feed this week...
  • Projected Sale Date @ 150 days on feed = December 28th
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    Cost of 750 lb. steer delivered to the feedyard @ $214.55 per cwt.
    $1,609.13
    Cost of gain* for 600 lbs. @ $79.85 per cwt.
    $479.10
    Interest** @ Prime + 1% on cattle cost for 150 days
    $28.10
    Interest** @ Prime + 1% of the feed cost for 150 days
    $4.18
    Total Cost & Expense
    $2,120.51
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    Sale proceeds... December Live Cattle Futures @ $147.45 per cwt.
    $1,990.58
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    Projected Profit/(Loss) per head...
    ($129.94)
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    Projected Profit/(Loss) per head for previous week...
    ($167.42)
    Change from previous week...
    +$37.48
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    Sale price necessary to breakeven...
    $157.08
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    *In addition to feed costs, "Cost of Gain" includes death loss, medicine, insurance, etc.
     **Interest Rate @ Prime + 1.00%... Prime Rate as defined and published by The Wall Street Journal

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    • Typical closeout for steers sold this week and hedged when placed on feed
    • Typical closeout for un-hedged steers sold this week
    • Projected Profit/(Loss) based on the futures & estimated Cost of Gain when Placed on Feed
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