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Ohio livestock prices

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Wednesday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:

Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: 85 cents higher.

BASE MARKET

On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):

68.00-75.00, weighted average 72.14

0.8-0.9 inches backfat 68.00-78.20.

0.6-0.7 inches backfat 71.00-80.82.

Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,420.

Wednesday's total movement: 73,574.

RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION

Market trends for Thursday:

Hogs steady, cattle steady, sows 1.00 higher.

Results of Wednesday's auctions unavailable.

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