Created on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Monday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: unavailable.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
83.00-85.00, weighted average 84.22.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 82.00-90.37.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 84.50-93.40.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,296.
Friday's total movement: 115,380.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Tuesday unavailable.
Results of Monday's auctions at Creston and Hillsboro:
Light 85.00 and lower.
Light 20.00-63.75; heavy 40.00-70.10.
Heavy 25.25 and lower.
By head 9.00-46.25.
Choice steers 119.00-134.00; heifers 120.00-130.00.
Select steers 102.00-118.00; heifers 104.00-110.00.
Holstein steers 96.00-122.00; heifers 87.00-111.00.
Commercial and utility 71.00-92.00.
All bulls 72.00-102.00.
Yearling steers 75.00-155.00; heifers 75.00-131.00.
Steer calves 75.00-190.00; heifers 75.00-160.00.
Sheep and lambs
Choice wools 140.00-146.00.
Lite fats 145.00 and lower.
Aged slaughter sheep 28.00-41.00.