LM—HG209Des Moines, Iowa Wed, Mar 26, 2014 USDA Market NewsEASTERN CORNBELT DAILY DIRECT MORNING HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGINPLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Wednesday, March 26, 2014 (As of 9:30 AM)CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPEBARROWS & GILTS LIVE AND CARCASS BASISEstimated Actual Actual ActualToday Today Week Ago Year AgoProducer SoldNegotiated 5,081 3,008 2,190 3,910Other Market Formula 4,660 748 3,521 3,318Swine or Pork Market Formula 34,233 3,372 11,131 4,337Other Purchase Arrangement 18,632 6,479 6,852 6,167Packer Sold (all purchase types) 0 0 0 0--------------------------------------------------------------------------------NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 2,002*Price not reported due to confidentiality*--------------------------------------------------------------------------------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 Basis*Price not reported due to confidentiality*--------------------------------------------------------------------------------CARCASS WEIGHT DIFFERENTIALS*Price not reported due to confidentiality*--------------------------------------------------------------------------------MEASUREMENTS BASED ON SLAUGHTER DATA SUBMITTED*Price not reported due to confidentiality*--------------------------------------------------------------------------------SWINE OR PORK MARKET FORMULA PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 3,192Base Price Range $123.34 - $128.98, Weighted Average $126.76--------------------------------------------------------------------------------NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (live basis, 240-300 lbs): 1,336Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM—HG207), 0.55 higherPrice Range $97.00 - $100.00, Weighted Average $98.88--------------------------------------------------------------------------------BARROWS & GILTS PURCHASE BY STATE OF ORIGINIllinois 2,560 Indiana 2,389Kentucky 311 Michigan 1,089North Carolina 4,106 New York 180Ohio 4,916 Pennsylvania 540Wisconsin 425--------------------------------------------------------------------------------*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.