The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Wednesday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: unavailable.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (67-78.32 pct. lean):
70.00-79.00, weighted average 76.10.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 70.00-81.29.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 73.00-84.02.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 4,942.
Wednesday's total movement: 74,638.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Thursday:
Hogs steady, cattle steady, sows steady.
Summary of Wednesday's auctions at Gallipolis:
Light 16.00 and lower.
Commercial and utility 76.00-87.00.
All bulls 90.00-108.50.
Yearling steers 90.00-165.00; heifers 90.00-155.00.
Steer Calves 90.00-195.00; heifers 90.00-170.00.
Sheep and lambs
Feeder lambs 75.00-150.00.