Created on Thursday, 25 July 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Wednesday reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: 77 cents higher.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
90.69-104.00, weighted average 92.44.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 93.50-104.00.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 96.00-107.00.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,254.
Wednesday's total movement: 75,469.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Thursday:
Hogs steady; cattle steady; sows 2.00 lower.
Results of Wednesday's auctions at Gallipolis and Mt. Vernon:
Market hogs 38.00-60.00.
Commercial and utility 70.00-85.00; canner/cutter 50.00-69.00.
All bulls 96.00-106.00.
Yearling steers 90.00-141.25; heifers 85.00-125.00.
Steer calves 90.00-166.00; heifers 90.00-140.00.
550 lbs and down 50.00-90.00.
550 lbs and up 50.00-85.00.
Sheep and Lambs
Feeder lambs 115.00 and lower.
Aged slaughter sheep 26.00 and lower.