MARKETS NEWS
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Tue Oct 1, 2013 06:16 AM CDT

Cattle: Steady-$2 HR Futures: mixed Live Equiv $131.53 + 0.61*

Hogs: Steady-0.50 LR Futures: 10-30 LR Lean Equiv $110.09 - 0.04**

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

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

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Needless to say, the cash cattle trade is unlikely to roll out of bed this morning. We could easily see several more days of complete indifference to serious business negotiations. We've heard some showlists priced around $128-129 in the South and $203-205 in the North. Live and feeder futures are likely to open ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
Harvest Revenue Insurance Prices
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Midday Grain Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Newsom on the Market
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN Midday Livestock Comments