• Live Cattle Grading Capacity Limits

      • To
      • Clearing Member Firms; Back Office Managers
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 18-050
      • Notice Date
      • 02 February 2018
      • Effective Date
      • 01 February 2018
    • Please be advised, in coordination with the USDA and CME approved Stockyards, the following Live Cattle Stockyard grading capacity limits are in effect beginning with the February 2018 Live Cattle delivery cycle. The capacity limits at the Stockyards have been instituted to ensure Stockyards have the wherewithal to grade cattle on eligible delivery days and a USDA grader is available for grading the cattle. The capacity limits are not static and are subject to change based on Stockyard wherewithal and/or USDA grader availability.  

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