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Ohio livestock prices

The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Tuesday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:

Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: 55 cents higher.

BASE MARKET

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

91.48-97.50, weighted average 92.53.

Actual pricing with lean premiums added:

0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 96.60-98.50.

0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 98.91-101.54.

Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,164.

Tuesday's total movement: 76,384.

RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION

Market trends for Wednesday:

Hogs 1.00 higher; cattle steady; sows 1.00 higher.

Results of Tuesday's auctions at Caldwell, Eaton and Wapakoneta:

Hogs

Market 69.50-70.00; light 68.00-69.50; heavy 68.50-72.00.

Sows

Light 76.25-80.00; heavy 82.75-84.25

Boars

Light 59.00 and lower; heavy 28.50 and lower.

Cattle

Choice: steers 114.00-120.00; heifers 114.00-119.00.

Select: steers 110.00-114.00; heifers 100.00-110.00.

Holstein steers 102.00-110.75.

Cows

Commercial and utility 60.00-92.50.

Canner/cutter 50.00-87.00.

Bulls

All bulls 81.00-100.50.

Feeder cattle

Yearling: steers 120.00-145.00; heifers 100.00-135.00.

Calves: steers 100.00-190.00; heifers 100.00-155.00.

Holstein steers

550 lbs. and down: 85.00 and lower.

Sheep and lambs

Choice: wools 104.00-115.00; clips 105.00 and lower.

Feeder lambs 128.00-138.00.

Aged slaughter sheep 40.00-50.00.

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