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Ohio livestock prices

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: 70 cents lower.

BASE MARKET

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

92.00-104.50, weighted average 96.16.

Actual pricing with lean premiums added:

0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 92.00-104.50.

0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 95.00-107.50.

Total prior day negotiated sales: 4,145.

Wednesday's total movement: 79,333.

RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION

Market trends for Thursday:

Hogs 1.00 lower; cattle steady; sows 2.00 lower.

Results of Wednesday's auctions at Gallipolis and Mt. Vernon:

Hogs

Market 71.00-71.50; light 40.00 and lower; heavy 69.00 and lower.

Sows

Light 58.00-68.00; heavy 55.00-69.00.

Boars

Light 44.00-48.00; heavy 20.00-25.00.

Pigs

CWT 25.00-35.00.

Cattle

Choice: steers 110.00-124.00; heifers 106.00-123.00.

Select: steers 95.00-117.00; heifers 85.00-116.00.

Holstein steers 90.00-112.00.

Cows

Commercial and utility 68.00-87.00.

Canner/cutter 30.00-77.00.

Bulls

All bulls 70.00-106.00.

Feeder cattle

Yearling: steers 50.00-155.00; heifers 125.00-140.00.

Calves: steers 80.00-197.50; heifers 100.00-165.00.

Sheep and lambs

Choice: wools 110.00-120.00; clips 110.00-118.00.

Lite fats 106.00-120.00.

Feeder lambs 137.50 and lower.

Aged slaughter sheep 10.00-57.00.

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