Created on Thursday, 31 October 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: unavailable.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
74.00-87.00, weighted average 84.53.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 74.00-88.93.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 77.00-91.91.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 5,527.
Wednesday's total movement: 83,186.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Thursday:
Hogs 50 cents lower, cattle 1.00 higher, sows steady.
Results of Wednesday's auctions at Gallipolis and Mt. Vernon:
Market hogs 42.00 and lower.
Choice steers 115.00-121.00.
Commercial and utility 60.00-81.00.
All bulls 76.50-91.50.
Yearling steers 90.00-150.00; heifers 90.00-140.00.
Steer calves 90.00-187.00; heifers 90.00-155.00.
Sheep and lambs
Feeder lambs 39.00-128.00.