Created on Friday, 31 May 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Thursday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean): 21 cents higher.
Base price range:
85.81-94.00, weighted Average 90.60.
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 90.00-96.50.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 92.50-99.71.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 4,138.
Thursday's total movement: 88,868.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Friday:
Hogs steady; cattle steady; sows steady.
Results of Thursday's auctions at Bucyrus:
Market 64.00-69.00; light 52.00-76.00; heavy 62.00-64.00.
Light 52.00-53.00; heavy 61.25-62.00.
Light 44.00-45.00; heavy 20.00 and lower.
Commercial and utility 75.00-100.00.
Canner/cutter 78.00 and lower.
All bulls 80.00-111.00.
Steer calves 100.00-149.00.
Sheep and lambs
Choice wools 110.00-127.00.
Choice clips 125.00-128.00.
Lite fats 100.00-120.00.
Feeder lambs 65.00-117.50.
Aged slaughter sheep 20.00-41.00.