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: 1.28 lower.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
80.00-86.00, weighted average 81.47.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 80.00-86.21.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 83.00-89.72.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 4,255.
Wednesday's total movement: 73,427.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Thursday unavailable.
Results of Wednesday's auctions at Gallipolis and Mt. Vernon:
Market hogs 15.00-63.00.
Commercial and utility 70.00-84.00.
All bulls 70.00-90.50.
Yearling steers 90.00-150.00; heifers 90.00-135.00.
Steer calves 90.00-204.00; heifers 90.00-165.00.
Holstein steers 550 lbs and down 50.00-70.00.
Sheep and Lambs
Choice wools 150.00-162.50.
Choice clips 150.00-159.00.
Lite fats 151.00-167.50.
Feeder lambs 170.00 and lower.
Aged slaughter sheep 20.00-99.00.