Created on Wednesday, 20 March 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — 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: 1.60 lower.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
60.00-70.90, weighted average 70.36.
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 60.00-76.15.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 63.00-78.20.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,486.
Tuesday's total movement: 67,353.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Wednesday:
Hogs steady; cattle steady; sows steady.
Results of Tuesday's auctions at Caldwell, Eaton and Wapakoneta:
Market 54.00 and lower; heavy 52.50-59.25.
Light 58.50-64.25; heavy 65.00-67.00.
Light 31.00-39.00; heavy 25.00 and lower.
Choice heifers 111.00-119.00.
Commercial and utility 70.00-105.00.
All bulls 85.00-104.00.
Yearling: steers 100.00-128.00; heifers 100.00-122.00.
Calves: steers 110.00-144.00; heifers 110.00-135.00.
Sheep and Lambs
Aged Slaughter Sheep 37.00-52.00.