Created on Friday, 16 August 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Thursday reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: 2.84 higher.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
92.00-105.00, weighted average 99.00.
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: 3,519.
Thursday's total movement: 75,344.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Friday:
Hogs steady; cattle steady; sows 2.00 higher.
Results of Thursday's auctions at Ohio markets: unavailable.