Created on Friday, 27 September 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: 47 cents lower.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
81.00-93.00, weighted average 90.34.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 81.00-95.70.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 84.00-98.91.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 2,173.
Wednesday's total movement: 94,989.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Friday:
Hogs steady; cattle steady; sows steady.
Results of Wednesday's auctions at Bucyrus:
Light 55.00-65.00; heavy 65.00 and lower.
Light 52.50 and lower; Heavy 25.00 and lower.
Choice: steers 118.00-128.00; heifers 114.00-127.50.
Select: steers 106.00-117.00; heifers 102.00-113.00.
Holstein steers 107.00-119.00; heifers 95.00-101.00
Commercial and utility 72.00-88.00.
Canner/cutter 70.00 and lower.
All bulls 70.00-103.50.
Calves: steers 110.00-145.00; heifers 110.00-140.00.
Sheep and lambs
Choice: wools 120.00-124.00; clips 117.00-124.00.
Lite fats 112.50-115.00.
Feeder lambs 90.00-120.00.
Aged slaughter sheep 35.00-59.00.