This publication" presents average, low, and high basis values for slaughter cattle in five market areas: Interior Iowa-Southern Minnesota, Sioux City, Omaha, St. Louis, and Peoria. The basis values are shown in tables 1-6. To find the three basis figures for a given date and market, find the table and line for the date, then read the basis figures from the desired market column. To use the basis values in estimating the slaughter cattle price with a hedge, follow the procedure outlined in worksheet 1.
Skadberg, J. Marvin, "Basis Data For Cattle" (1979). Economic Staff Paper Series. 90.