Created on Thursday, 26 September 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Wednesday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: 47 cents lower.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
88.00-93.00, weighted average 90.27.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 88.00-96.42.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 91.00-99.66.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,810.
Wednesday's total movement: 83,409.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Thursday:
Hogs steady; cattle steady; sows steady.
Results of Wednesday's auctions at Gallipolis and Mt. Vernon:
Light 72.00 and lower; heavy 78.00-79.00.
Heavy 24.00 and lower.
By head 26.00-45.00.
Choice: steers 105.00-118.00; heifers 104.00-110.00.
Select: steers 90.00-102.00; heifers 85.00-90.00.
Holstein steers 90.00-107.00.
Commercial and utility 62.00-82.00.
All bulls 80.00-100.00.
Yearling: steers 65.00-135.00; heifers 74.00-183.00.
Calves: steers 90.00-200.00; heifers 90.00-175.00.
550 lbs. and down 50.00-80.00.
550 lbs. and up 50.00-80.00.
Sheep and lambs
Choice: wools 120.00-136.00; clips 120.00-130.00.
Lite fats 115.00-132.00.
Feeder lambs 130.00 and lower.
Aged slaughter sheep 20.00-65.00.