DTN Midday Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:13 PM CST


Cattle buying interest today seems to better than light with a few scattered bids evident in both the South (i.e., $129) and North (i.e., $205-207). Asking prices remain firm at $133-134 in the South and $208-209 in the North. Significant trade volume will probably be delayed until sometime Friday. According to the midday report, the national hog base is $1.46 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement ($68.00-81.50, weighted average $79.72). Corn futures are 3-4 cents lower as the market moves into the tail end of the session. Equities are higher at midday with the Dow industrials and ...

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