Created on Wednesday, 19 June 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:
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean): 1.27 lower.
Base price range:
98.35-104.00, weighted average 98.98.
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 102.00-105.63.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 104.10-109.17.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,885.
Tuesday's total movement: 87,317.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Wednesday:
Hogs steady; cattle steady; sows 2.00 higher.
Results of Tuesday's auctions unavailable.