Created on Friday, 30 August 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Thursday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: 1.45 lower.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
75.50-89.01, weighted average 86.35.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 75.50-92.84.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 78.50-95.95.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,770.
Thursday's total movement: 81,909.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Friday: unavailable.
Results of Thursday's auctions at Ohio markets: unavailable.