Created on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Tuesday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: 1.01 lower.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
87.16-90.00, weighted average 89.24.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 87.00-95.69.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 89.50-98.90.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,475.
Tuesday's total movement: 71,789.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Wednesday:
Hogs 1.00 lower; cattle steady; sows 1.00 lower.
Results of Tuesday's auctions at Ohio markets: unavailable.