Created on Thursday, 18 July 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Wednesday reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: 1.25 higher.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
83.50-101.00, weighted average 95.12.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 83.50-101.00.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 86.50-104.00.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 6,674.
Wednesday's total movement: 89,349.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Thursday:
Hogs 0.50 lower, cattle steady, sows steady.
Results of Wednesday's auctions at Gallipolis and Mt. Vernon:
Market 65.00 and lower.
Commercial and utility 70.00-82.00; canner/cutter 43.00-69.00.
All bulls 64.50-97.00.
Yearling steers 90.00-130.00; heifers 85.00-125.00.
Steer calves 90.00-149.00; heifers 90.00-135.00.
550 and down 50.00-60.00