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Ohio livestock prices

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: 13 cents lower.

BASE MARKET

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

67.00-80.00, weighted average 78.27.

Actual pricing with lean premiums added:

0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 67.00-83.49.

0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 70.00-86.29.

Total prior day negotiated sales: 4,251.

Thursday's total movement: 76,072.

RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION

Market trends for Friday:

Hogs steady, cattle steady, sows steady.

Results of Thursday's auctions at Bucyrus:

Hogs

Market 55.00-61.00; light 50.00-60.25; heavy 56.00 and lower.

Sows

Light 62.50-65.75; heavy 65.50-73.00.

Boars

Light 47.00-52.00; heavy 25.00 and lower.

Pigs by head 40.00 and lower.

Cattle

Choice steers 126.00-139.50; heifers 118.00-126.00.

Select steers 114.00-128.50; heifers 124.00-137.75.

Holstein steers 99.00-113.00; heifers 99.00-113.00.

Cows

Commercial and utility 72.00-95.00.

Canner/cutter 60.00-78.00.

All bulls 75.00-97.00.

Feeder cattle

Yearling steers 115.00-160.00.

Steer calves 120.00-155.00; heifers 120.00-158.00.

Holstein steers

550 lbs. and down 80.00-93.00.

Sheep and lambs

Choice wools 153.00-160.00.

Choice clips 155.00-157.00.

Lite fats 157.50-177.00.

Feeder lambs 100.00-174.00.

Aged slaughter sheep 31.00-58.00.

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