Created on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Tuesday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean): 13 cents lower.
Base price range:
87.01-93.00, weighted average 89.61.
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 88.00-96.27.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 90.50-99.50.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,175.
Tuesday's total movement: 65,962.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Wednesday:
Hogs steady; cattle steady; sows 1.00 higher.
Results of Tuesday's auctions at Caldwell, Eaton and Wapakoneta:
Market 62.00-65.00; heavy 62.00-65.00.
Heavy 52.00 and lower.
Choice steers 118.00-125.00; heifers 117.00-122.00.
Select steers 100.00-118.00; heifers 115.00-117.00.
Commercial and utility 70.00-85.00.
All bulls 93.75 and lower.
Yearling steers 110.00-132.00; heifers 90.00-118.00.
Steer calves 110.00-139.00; heifers 100.00-126.00.