LIVESTOCK NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Jun 12, 2014 04:59 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Light to moderate business developed in parts of cattle feeding country as some beef producers responded to higher packer bids. Live cattle trade deals in the South were mostly $3 higher at $148. Live business in the North was mostly marked $150, $3.50 to $4.00 higher than last week's weighted average basis Nebraska. Some dressed sales in Nebraska and Iowa were made at $238, nearly $6 higher. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base is $1.02 higher, compared with the prior day settlement ($111.50 to $117.50, and weighted average $116.66). The corn market closed generally ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Herd Booster In 1935, in an effort to help ranchers hit hard by the Dust Bowl, the U.S. government bought 547 ...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Taxlink by Andy Biebl What farmers consider a hedge may be speculation in the eyes of IRS -- and that significantly alt...
  • Woodbury: Family Business Matters Consider whether you want your legacy to be measured by the size of your bank account, your inves...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
Related News Stories
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock