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: 76 cents lower.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
82.16-84.00, weighted average 82.75.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 83.50-88.24.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 84.50-91.20.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 8,510.
Tuesday's total movement: 73,764.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Wednesday:
Hogs steady, cattle steady, sows steady.
Results of Tuesday's auctions at Caldwell, Eaton and Wapakoneta:
Choice steers 122.00-125.00.
Commercial and utility 70.00-80.25.
All bulls 86.25-90.25.
Yearling steers 115.00-145.00; heifers 100.00-135.00.
Steer calves 120.00-171.00; heifers 115.00-155.00.
Sheep and Lambs
Feeder lambs 120.00 and lower.