Created on Wednesday, 11 September 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: 1.11 higher.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
86.40-94.00, weighted average 87.48.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 91.24-94.00.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 94.00-94.59.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,825.
Tuesday's total movement: 103,572.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Wednesday:
Hogs 2.00 higher; cattle steady; sows 1.00 higher.
Results of Tuesday's auctions at Caldwell, Eaton and Wapakoneta:
Market 55.00 and lower; light 60.00 and lower; heavy 61.00 and lower.
Light 68.00-74.00; heavy 77.00-79.00.
Light 57.00 and lower; heavy 25.50 and lower.
By head 51.00 and lower.
Choice: steers 120.00-125.50; heifers 119.00-120.00.
Select steers 114.00-118.00.
Commercial and utility 65.00-89.00.
All bulls 85.00-102.00.
Yearling: steers 82.00-140.00; heifers 80.00-130.00.
Calves: steers 85.00-179.00; heifers 80.00-155.00.
550 lbs. and down 65.00 and lower.
Sheep and lambs
Choice: wools 105.00 and lower; clips 104.00 and lower.
Feeder lambs 71.00 and lower.