Created on Friday, 01 November 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Thursday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: 34 cents lower.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
82.43-86.00, weighted average 84.19.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 84.67-89.65.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 86.41-92.65.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 4,050.
Thursday's total movement: 106,472.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Friday:
Hogs 1.00 lower, cattle 1.00 higher, sows steady.
Results of Thursday's auctions unavailable.