Created on Thursday, 26 December 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
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: unavailable.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (67-78.32 pct. lean):
72.74-86.16, weighted average 77.03.
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: 2,625.
Tuesday's total movement: 33,767.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Thursday:
Hogs steady, cattle steady, sows steady.
Auction results unavailable.