Created on Friday, 03 January 2014 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Thursday 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): 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.
Thursday's total movement: unavailable.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Friday:
Hogs steady, cattle 2.00 higher, sows steady.
Summary of Thursday's auctions at Bucyrus:
Market 56.50-61.50; light 55.50-59.00; heavy 55.00 and lower.
Light 60.00-63.00; heavy 68.50-72.00.
Light 42.00-44.00; heavy 24.00 and lower.
Choice steers 130.00-145.00; heifers 130.00-145.75.
Select steers 124.00-132.00; heifers 122.00-130.00.
Holstein steers 119.00-135.00; heifers 115.00-120.00.
Commercial and utility 76.00-98.50.
All bulls 88.00-118.00.
Steer Calves 120.00-150.00; heifers 115.00-145.00.
Sheep and lambs
Choice wools 173.00-176.00.
Choice clips 177.00 and lower.
Lite fats 176.00-179.00.
Aged slaughter sheep 60.00-85.00.