The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Wednesday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:
Barrows and gilts on a carcass basis: 1.13 higher.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
74.00-92.00, weighted average 86.69.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 74.00-92.00.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 77.00-95.00.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 1,126.
Tuesday's total movement: 80,133.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Thursday:
Hogs steady; cattle steady; sows steady.
Results of Wednesday's auctions at Gallipolis and Mt. Vernon:
Market 51.00-70.00; heavy 62.00 and lower.
Commercial and utility 72.00-90.00.
All bulls 83.50-99.00.
Yearling: steers 130.00-150.00; heifers 115.00-145.00.
Calves: steers 100.00-227.00; heifers 100.00-175.00.
550 and down: 50.00-90.00.
550 and up: 50.00-90.00.
Sheep and lambs
Choice wools 120.00-131.00; choice clips: 120.00-125.00.
Lite fats: 120.00-129.00.
Feeder lambs 70.00-115.00.
Aged slaughter sheep 33.00-71.00.