LM—HG209Des Moines, Iowa Tue, May 27, 2014 USDA Market NewsEASTERN CORNBELT DAILY DIRECT MORNING HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGINPLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Tuesday, May 27, 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 5,633 2,564 518 3,592Other Market Formula 1,540 70 1,071 14,431Swine or Pork Market Formula 33,971 4,003 6,726 4,471Other Purchase Arrangement 19,938 8,003 4,455 10,051Packer Sold (all purchase types) 0 0 0 0--------------------------------------------------------------------------------NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 2,552Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM—HG207), no comparisonBase Price Range $104.73 - $105.00, Weighted Average $104.96Base 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# -30.00-10.50 175# -1.35 1.00 205# -8.40 3.00155# -30.00 0.00 185# 0.00 1.50 215# -8.40 3.00165# -15.00 0.00 195# -2.10 3.00 225# -8.40 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): 2,679Base Price Range $104.88 - $110.16, Weighted Average $106.85--------------------------------------------------------------------------------NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)Barrows & Gilts (live basis, 240-300 lbs): 182*Price not reported due to confidentiality*--------------------------------------------------------------------------------BARROWS & GILTS PURCHASE BY STATE OF ORIGINIllinois 2,195 Indiana 2,907Kentucky 1,530 Michigan 1,358New York 515 Ohio 2,348Pennsylvania 525 Wisconsin 310--------------------------------------------------------------------------------*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.