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Ohio livestock prices

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: 40 cents lower

BASE MARKET

On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):

76.35-79.00, weighted average 78.02.

Actual pricing with lean premiums added:

0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 77.00-83.28.

0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 80.00-86.07.

Total prior day negotiated sales: 4,665.

Tuesday's total movement: 69,931.

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:

Hogs

Market 62.00-63.50; light 64.00 and lower; heavy 67.50-72.00.

Sows

Light 71.25-75.00; heavy 77.50-79.50.

Boars

Light 46.00 and lower; heavy 28.00 and lower.

Cows

Commercial and utility 60.00-91.50.

Canner/cutter 55.00-85.00.

Bulls

All bulls 65.00-90.00.

Feeder cattle

Yearling: steers 120.00-140.00; heifers 120.00-135.00.

Calves: steers 140.00-162.00; heifers 120.00-150.00.

Holstein steers

550 lbs. and down 75.00-95.00.

Sheep and lambs

Choice wools 149.00-153.00.

Aged slaughter sheep 40.00 and lower.

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