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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: 76 cents lower.

BASE MARKET

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

82.16-84.00, weighted average 82.75.

Actual pricing with lean premiums added:

0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 83.50-88.24.

0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 84.50-91.20.

Total prior day negotiated sales: 8,510.

Tuesday's total movement: 73,764.

RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION

Market trends for Wednesday:

Hogs steady, cattle steady, sows steady.

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

Cattle

Choice steers 122.00-125.00.

Cows

Commercial and utility 70.00-80.25.

Canner/cutter 31.50-70.00.

Bulls

All bulls 86.25-90.25.

Feeder cattle

Yearling steers 115.00-145.00; heifers 100.00-135.00.

Steer calves 120.00-171.00; heifers 115.00-155.00.

Sheep and Lambs

Feeder lambs 120.00 and lower.

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