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: 9 cents higher.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
78.00-84.00, weighted average 81.13.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 78.00-85.79.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 81.00-88.67.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,917.
Tuesday's total movement: 77,158.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Wednesday unavailable.
Results of Tuesday's auctions at Caldwell, Eaton and Wapakoneta:
Market 63.50 and lower; light 64.00 and lower; heavy 69.50-73.50.
Light 71.50-75.25; heavy 77.00-79.50.
Heavy 26.50 and lower.
Choice steers 122.00 and lower.
Commercial and utility 40.00-83.00.
All bulls 83.00-97.00.
Yearling steers 120.00-146.00; heifers 115.00-141.00.
Steer calves 130.00-180.50; heifers 120.00-150.00.
Sheep and Lambs
Choice wools 155.00-157.00.