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: 1.08 higher.
On a carcass basis plant delivered (54-62 pct. lean)
76.00-89.50, weighted average 83.58.
Actual pricing with lean premiums added:
0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 76.00-87.00.
0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 79.00-90.00.
Total prior day negotiated sales: 5,357.
Wednesday's total movement: 83,856.
RESULTS FROM UNITED PRODUCERS AUCTION
Market trends for Thursday:
Hogs steady; cattle steady; sows steady.
Summary of Wednesday's auctions at Gallipolis and Mt. Vernon:
Light 47.75-55.00; heavy 56.75-57.00.
Light 41.00 and lower.
Commercial and utility 72.00-91.00.
All bulls 62.00-98.00.
Yearlings: steers 50.00-170.00; heifers 50.00-148.00.
Calves: steers 50.00-216.00; heifers 50.00-175.00.
550 pounds and down: 90.00-115.00.
550 pounds and up: 90.00-110.00.
Sheep and lambs
Choice: wools 165.00-175.00; clips 170.00-180.00.
Lite fats 185.00-190.00.
New crop 215.00 and lower.
Aged slaughter sheep 60.00-126.00.