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DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Jan 31, 2014 06:08 AM CST

Cattle: Steady to $2 LR Futures: mixed Live Equiv $159.84 - 0.67*

Hogs: Steady to 0.50 HR Futures: 10-30 HR Lean Equiv $ 99.21 + $1.62**

* based on formula estimating live cattle equivalent of gross packer revenue

** based on formula estimating lean hog equivalent of gross packer revenue

GENERAL COMMENTS:

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