COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- 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: 27 cents lower.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean)
78.41 - 88.00, weighted average 79.04.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 82.63-84.21.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 84.00-87.04.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 3,418.
Wednesday's total movement: 74,448.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Thursday:
Hogs steady, cattle steady, sows steady.
Summary of Wednesday's auctions at Gallipolis and Mount Vernon:
Light 50.00-57.00; heavy 55.00-57.50.
Commercial and utility: 72.00-89.00.
All bulls 65.50-105.50.
Yearlings: steers 100.00-147.00; heifers 100.00-143.00.
Calves: steers 100.00-201.00; 100.00-185.00.
550 pounds and down 90.00-111.00.
Sheep & lambs
Choice wools 170.00-180.00; clips 170.00-175.00.
Lite fats 170.00 and lower.
Feeder lambs 175.00 and lower.
Aged slaughter sheep 50.00-87.00.