The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Monday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: 21 cents higher
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
69.00-79.00, weighted average 76.05.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 69.00-82.00.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 72.00-84.02.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 2,973.
Monday's total movement: 79,752.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Tuesday:
Hogs steady; cattle steady; sows steady.
Results of Monday's auctions at Creston and Hillsboro:
Market 33.00-59.00; light 77.00 and lower.
Light 42.00-67.50; heavy 56.00-70.25.
Light 39.00 and lower; heavy 22.00 and lower.
By head 10.00-50.00.
Choice: steers 121.00-135.00; heifers 122.00-130.00.
Select: steers 75.00-104.00; heifers 94.00-108.00.
Holstein: steers 94.00-120.00; heifers 85.00-115.00.
Commercial and utility 79.00-93.00.
All bulls 78.00-94.00.
Yearling: steers 100.00-150.00; heifers 100.00-137.50.
Calves: steers 95.00-155.00; heifers 90.00-145.00.
Sheep and lambs
Lite fats 120.00-131.00.
Aged slaughter sheep 36.00-55.00.