Created on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Tuesday reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: 1.08 lower.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
93.00-102.00, weighted average 93.87.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 94.00-102.00.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 97.00-105.00.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,360.
Tuesday's total movement: 84,202.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Wednesday:
Hogs 1.00 lower, cattle steady, sows steady.
Results of Tuesday's auctions at Caldwell, Eaton and Wapakoneta:
Market 60.00-72.00; heavy 69.50 and lower.
Light 60.00-71.00; heavy 76.00-77.50.
Light 53.00 and lower; heavy 24.25 and lower.
Choice steers 115.00-123.00; heifers 115.00-120.00.
Select steers 110.00-116.00; heifers 109.00-115.00.
Commercial and utility 60.00-87.00; canner/cutter 50.00-90.00.
All bulls 91.75 and lower.
Yearling steers 100.00-118.00; heifers 100.00-150.00.
Steer calves 100.00-145.00; heifers 130.00-150.00.
Sheep and lambs
Choice wools 107.00-111.00.
Feeder lambs 80.00-131.00.
Aged slaughter sheep 33.00-51.00.