Ohio livestock prices

1/16/2014 9:15 AM
By Associated Press

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: 1.45 higher.

BASE MARKET

On a carcass basis plant delivered (67-78.32 pct. lean):

74.00-78.50, weighted average 76.62.

Actual pricing with lean premiums added:

0.8-0.9 inches backfat: 74.00-80.94.

0.6-0.7 inches backfat: 77.00-83.65.

Total prior day negotiated sales: 6,443.

Wednesday's total movement: 76,092.

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:

Hogs

Market 19.00-69.00.

Cows

Commercial and utility 77.00-111.00.

Canner/cutter 40.00-76.00.

All bulls 85.00-101.50.

Feeder cattle

Yearling steers 100.00-168.00; heifers 100.00-155.00.

Steer calves 100.00-213.50; heifers 100.00-185.00.

Holstein steers

550 lbs. and down 75.00-85.00.

550 lbs. and up 65.00-80.00.


Has the Food and Drug Administration done enough to revise its produce safety rule?

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