LM—HG209Des Moines, Iowa Mon, Apr 28, 2014 USDA Market NewsEASTERN CORNBELT DAILY DIRECT MORNING HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGINPLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Monday, April 28, 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 6,123 3,303 3,342 2,924Other Market Formula 6,150 1,612 525 1,616Swine or Pork Market Formula 20,982 4,152 3,391 3,184Other Purchase Arrangement 17,002 6,607 9,203 11,964Packer Sold (all purchase types) 425 260 0 0--------------------------------------------------------------------------------NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 3,078Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM—HG207), 0.36 lowerBase Price Range $107.43 - $108.85, Weighted Average $108.80Base 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# -30.00-10.89 175# -3.00 1.00 205# -8.71 3.00155# -30.00 0.00 185# 0.00 1.50 215# -8.71 3.00165# -15.00 0.00 195# -2.18 3.00 225# -8.71 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): 3,165Base Price Range $109.16 - $114.30, Weighted Average $111.13--------------------------------------------------------------------------------NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (live basis, 240-300 lbs): 181*Price not reported due to confidentiality*--------------------------------------------------------------------------------BARROWS & GILTS PURCHASE BY STATE OF ORIGINIllinois 2,593 Indiana 1,509Kentucky 185 Michigan 3,145Ohio 4,821 Pennsylvania 825Wisconsin 6--------------------------------------------------------------------------------*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.