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Ohio livestock prices

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: 92 cents lower.

BASE MARKET

On a carcass basis plant delivered (67-78.32 pct. lean):

72.00-78.00, weighted average 75.17.

Actual pricing with lean premiums added:

0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 72.00-80.94.

0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 75.00-83.65.

Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,718.

Tuesday's total movement: 76,678.

RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION

Market trends for Wednesday:

Hogs 1.00 lower, cattle steady, sows steady.

Summary of Tuesday's auctions at Eaton, Caldwell and Wapakoneta:

Hogs

Market 57.50-59.00; light 63.50 and lower; heavy 58.00-60.00.

Sows

Light 65.00-68.75; heavy 67.50-69.75.

Boars

Light 45.00 and lower; heavy 26.50 and lower.

Cattle

Choice steers 130.00-136.00; heifers 128.00 and lower.

Holstein steers 122.50 and lower.

Cows

Commercial and utility 64.00-113.00.

Canner/cutter 34.00-91.00.

All bulls 95.00-111.50.

Feeder cattle

Yearling steers 120.00-161.00; heifers 120.00-151.00.

Steer calves 140.00-280.00; heifers 120.00-174.00.

Sheep and lambs

Choice wools 165.00 and lower.

Feeder lambs 205.00 and lower.

Aged slaughter sheep 76.00 and lower.

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