Created on Friday, 27 December 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: unavailable.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (67-78.32 pct. lean):
72.97-77.21, weighted average 76.91.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 76.00-82.92.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 78.50-85.70.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 4,839.
Thursday's total movement: 63,085.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Friday:
Hogs steady, cattle steady, sows steady.
Auction results unavailable.