Created on Friday, 14 June 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): 2.03 higher.
Base price range:
94.76-106.00, weighted average 100.35.
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 95.00-106.35.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 98.00-109.91.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 4,469.
Thursday's total movement: 89,856.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Friday:
Hogs 2.00 higher; cattle steady; sows 2.00 higher.
Results of Thursday auctions at Ohio markets: unavailable.