Created on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Tuesday reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: 1.38 higher.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
91.00-104.00, weighted average 94.30.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 91.00-104.00.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 94.00-107.00.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 4,050.
Tuesday's total movement: 70,383.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Wednesday:
Hogs steady; cattle steady; sows steady.
Results of Tuesday's auctions at Caldwell, Eaton and Wapakoneta:
Market 60.00-69.00; light 67.00 and lower; heavy 71.00 and lower.
Light 71.00-78.00; heavy 82.00-82.50.
Light 46.00 and lower; heavy 29.00 and lower.
Choice: steers 117.00-122.00; heifers 117.00-120.00.
Select: steers 113.00-117.00; heifers 113.00-117.00.
Commercial and utility 65.50-90.00.
All bulls 94.00 and lower.
Yearling: steers 100.00-122.00; heifers 80.00-117.00.
Calves: steers 110.00-144.00; heifers 110.00-135.00.
Sheep and lambs
Choice: wools 105.00 and lower; clips 105.00 and lower.
Feeder lambs 62.50-100.00.
Aged slaughter sheep 36.00 and lower.