LM—HG209Des Moines, Iowa Thu, Jan 02, 2014 USDA Market NewsEASTERN CORNBELT DAILY DIRECT MORNING HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGINPLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Thursday, January 2, 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 6,345 4,395 3,624 3,139Other Market Formula 3,280 1,215 170 777Swine or Pork Market Formula 33,834 3,685 4,624 4,014Other Purchase Arrangement 22,461 5,981 3,476 7,120Packer Sold (all purchase types) 1,135 475 1,020 0--------------------------------------------------------------------------------NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 3,170Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM—HG207), 1.02 lowerBase Price Range $72.97 - $78.00, Weighted Average $76.97Base 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 Basis*Price not reported due to confidentiality*--------------------------------------------------------------------------------CARCASS WEIGHT DIFFERENTIALS145# -30.00 -7.69 175# -3.00 1.00 205# -6.15 3.00155# -30.00 0.00 185# 0.00 1.50 215# -6.15 3.00165# -15.00 0.00 195# -1.54 3.00 225# -6.15 1.00--------------------------------------------------------------------------------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): 4,223Base Price Range $76.32 - $80.59, Weighted Average $77.80--------------------------------------------------------------------------------NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (live basis, 240-300 lbs): 0--------------------------------------------------------------------------------BARROWS & GILTS PURCHASE BY STATE OF ORIGINIllinois 1,615 Indiana 2,636Kentucky 408 Michigan 1,510New York 178 Ohio 4,840Pennsylvania 1,035 Wisconsin 520--------------------------------------------------------------------------------*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.