Created on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
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: 46 cents lower.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
86.92-89.50, weighted average 87.01.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: unavailable.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: unavailable.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 2,850.
Tuesday's total movement: 69,463.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Wednesday:
Hogs 1.00 lower; cattle steady; sows steady.
Results of Tuesday's auctions unavailable.