Created on Wednesday, 14 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: 59 cents higher.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
90.00-104.50, weighted average 96.86.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 90.00-104.50.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 93.00-107.50.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 4,090.
Tuesday's total movement: 73,771.
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 69.50-70.25; light 69.00 and lower; heavy 69.00 and lower.
Light 69.50-76.50; heavy 78.00-79.50.
Heavy 29.00 and lower.
Commercial and utility 72.00-96.25.
All bulls 95.00 and lower.
Yearling: steers 127.00 and lower; heifers 105.00-120.00.
Calves: steers 100.00-127.00; heifers 100.00-120.00.
Sheep and lambs
Choice wools 104.00-107.00.