LM—HG209Des Moines, Iowa Tue, Dec 31, 2013 USDA Market NewsEASTERN CORNBELT DAILY DIRECT MORNING HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGINPLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Tuesday, December 31, 2013 (As of 9:30 AM)CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPEBARROWS & GILTS LIVE AND CARCASS BASISEstimated Actual Actual ActualToday Today Week Ago Year AgoProducer SoldNegotiated 12,861 11,075 3,810Other Market Formula 12,018 11,051 700Swine or Pork Market Formula 23,137 3,530 2,625Other Purchase Arrangement 14,975 5,115 4,707Packer Sold (all purchase types) 0 0 0--------------------------------------------------------------------------------NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 10,499Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM—HG207), 1.78 higherBase Price Range $73.31 - $79.00, Weighted Average $77.91Base Price is the price from which no discounts aresubtracted and no premiums are added.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------EASTERN CORNBELT DAILY DIRECT NEGOTIATED HOG PURCHASE MATRIXREPRESENTING INDIVIDUAL PACKER CARCASS MERIT BUYING PROGRAMSbased on both Fat and Muscle Measurements for a 200 lb Carcass BasisLOIN AREA/DEPTH (INCHES)BF 4.0/ 1.4 5.0/ 1.7 6.0/ 2.0 7.0/ 2.3 8.0/ 2.70.4 80.50 83.53 81.50 84.51 82.50 86.55 81.00 88.06 81.00 89.570.5 80.00 82.17 80.50 83.15 81.50 85.19 81.00 86.70 81.00 88.210.6 79.00 80.81 80.00 81.79 80.50 83.83 81.50 85.34 81.00 86.850.7 78.25 79.45 79.00 80.43 80.00 82.47 80.50 83.98 81.00 85.490.8 77.50 78.50 78.25 79.07 79.00 81.11 80.00 82.62 81.50 84.130.9 76.73 78.00 77.50 78.50 78.25 79.75 79.00 81.26 80.50 82.771.0 75.00 76.00 76.35 78.00 77.50 79.00 78.25 80.00 79.00 81.501.1 73.50 74.01 74.99 76.00 76.75 78.50 77.50 79.50 78.25 80.501.2 71.00 71.74 72.73 74.00 74.76 78.00 76.28 79.00 77.50 80.001.4 66.00 71.00 67.44 71.00 69.48 74.00 70.99 78.00 72.50 79.00--------------------------------------------------------------------------------CARCASS WEIGHT DIFFERENTIALS145# -32.00 -7.55 175# -4.00 1.00 205# -6.04 3.00155# -30.00 0.00 185# -1.00 1.50 215# -6.04 3.00165# -15.00 0.00 195# -1.51 3.00 225# -6.04 1.00--------------------------------------------------------------------------------MEASUREMENTS BASED ON SLAUGHTER DATA SUBMITTED5-Day Rolling Average Market Hog: 191.68 lb carcass, 0.70 inch back-fat,6.75 square inch loin/2.25 inch loin depth, FFLI: 52.00%Price Range $80.50 - $83.98--------------------------------------------------------------------------------SWINE OR PORK MARKET FORMULA PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 2,917Base Price Range $76.13 - $79.85, Weighted Average $78.79--------------------------------------------------------------------------------NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (live basis, 240-300 lbs): 200*Price not reported due to confidentiality*--------------------------------------------------------------------------------BARROWS & GILTS PURCHASE BY STATE OF ORIGINIllinois 9,830 Indiana 3,207Kentucky 1,001 Michigan 2,100New York 175 Ohio 11,237Pennsylvania 635--------------------------------------------------------------------------------*For more information, please visit www.ams.usda.gov/ConfidentialityGuidelines*Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA515-284-4460 email: desm.lpgmn@usda.gov24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews1100C.