Created on Tuesday, 10 December 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
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: unavailable.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean): unavailable
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: unavailable.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: unavailable.
Total prior day negotiated sales: unavailable.
Friday's total movement: unavailable.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Tuesday:
Hogs steady, cattle steady, sows steady.
Results of Monday's auctions at Creston:
Choice steers 124.00-132.50; heifers 120.00-133.50.
Select steers 108.00-118.50; heifers 94.00-117.00.
Holstein steers 96.00-130.00; heifers 87.00-120.00.
Commercial and utility 73.00-88.50.
All bulls 70.00-92.00.
Yearling steers 105.00-130.00; heifers 94.00-111.00.
Steer calves 88.00-135.00; heifers 88.00-130.00.