LM—HG209Des Moines, Iowa Wed, Apr 30, 2014 USDA Market NewsEASTERN CORNBELT DAILY DIRECT MORNING HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGINPLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Wednesday, April 30, 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 6,025 4,013 68 4,683Other Market Formula 3,719 2,449 936 602Swine or Pork Market Formula 35,933 3,863 4,963 5,287Other Purchase Arrangement 17,659 6,289 4,214 6,503Packer Sold (all purchase types) 0 0 0 0--------------------------------------------------------------------------------NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 3,288Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM—HG207), 0.61 lowerBase Price Range $106.87 - $110.00, Weighted Average $106.92Base 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/ 2.70.4 110.00 118.20 111.50 119.59 111.50 122.47 113.00 124.61 113.00 126.750.5 108.50 116.27 110.00 117.66 110.00 120.55 111.50 122.69 111.50 124.820.6 108.50 114.35 108.50 115.74 110.00 118.63 110.00 120.76 111.50 122.900.7 107.00 112.43 107.00 113.82 108.50 116.70 108.50 118.84 110.00 120.980.8 106.00 111.50 107.00 112.25 107.00 114.78 107.00 116.92 108.50 119.050.9 104.00 110.75 106.00 111.50 106.00 112.85 107.00 114.99 107.00 117.131.0 104.00 109.00 104.00 110.75 104.00 111.50 106.00 113.07 107.00 115.211.1 102.00 107.50 102.00 109.00 104.00 110.75 104.00 111.50 106.00 113.281.2 100.00 105.00 100.00 107.50 102.00 109.00 102.00 110.75 104.00 111.501.4 94.00 105.00 95.43 105.00 97.00 105.00 100.00 107.50 100.00 109.00--------------------------------------------------------------------------------CARCASS WEIGHT DIFFERENTIALS145# -30.00-10.69 175# -3.00 1.00 205# -8.55 3.00155# -30.00 0.00 185# 0.00 1.50 215# -8.55 3.00165# -15.00 0.00 195# -2.14 3.00 225# -8.55 1.00--------------------------------------------------------------------------------MEASUREMENTS BASED ON SLAUGHTER DATA SUBMITTED5-Day Rolling Average Market Hog: 199.34 lb carcass, 0.70 inch back-fat,7.21 square inch loin/2.40 inch loin depth, FFLI: 52.25%Price Range $108.50 - $118.84--------------------------------------------------------------------------------SWINE OR PORK MARKET FORMULA PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 2,079Base Price Range $109.57 - $116.22, Weighted Average $111.97--------------------------------------------------------------------------------NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (live basis, 240-300 lbs): 209*Price not reported due to confidentiality*--------------------------------------------------------------------------------BARROWS & GILTS PURCHASE BY STATE OF ORIGINIllinois 2,427 Indiana 1,902Kentucky 870 Michigan 1,682North Carolina 353 New York 175Ohio 4,587 Pennsylvania 445Tennessee 810--------------------------------------------------------------------------------*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