Created on Monday, 02 December 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Friday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: 73 cents lower.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
67.00-80.00, weighted average 77.81.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 67.00-83.43.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 70.00-86.22.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 2,921.
Friday's total movement: 142,347.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Monday:
Hogs steady, cattle 2.00 higher, sows steady.
Results of last week's Ohio auctions unavailable.