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: 19 cents lower.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean):
77.03-80.00, weighted average 77.97.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 78.00-85.05.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 79.50-87.85.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,098.
Tuesday's total movement: 75,644.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Wednesday unavailable.
Results of Tuesday's auctions at Caldwell, Eaton and Wapakoneta:
Market 64.00 and lower; light 77.00 and lower; heavy 60.00-66.00.
Light 65.25-68.50; heavy 70.75-75.75.
Light 39.00 and lower; heavy 22.00-27.00.
By head 22.00-66.00; CWT 56.00-67.00.
Choice steers 119.00-126.00.
Select steers 110.00-118.00.
Holstein steers 116.00 and lower.
Commercial and utility 70.00-92.00.
Canner/cutter 74.00 and lower.
All bulls 50.00-102.00.
Yearling steers 100.00-155.00; heifers 100.00-147.00.
Steer calves 100.00-172.00; heifers 90.00-161.00.
550 lbs. and down 70.00-90.00.
Sheep and lambs
Choice wools 148.00 and lower.
Lite fats 150.00-159.00.
Feeder lambs 112.50-122.50.
Aged slaughter sheep 23.00-80.00.