MARKETS NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Jan 7, 2014 12:01 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Sharp pressure in nearby lean hog futures has influenced the remainder of livestock futures contracts at midday. February lean hog futures are holding $1.17 per cwt losses, with buyers remaining content on the sidelines for now. Live cattle futures are holding 20 to 35 cent losses. Corn futures are lower at midday. March corn futures are 1 cent per bushel lower. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 112 points higher while Nasdaq is up 36 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Nearby live cattle futures have expanded morning losses despite strong gains in boxed beef values ...

Quick View
  • Dealing with Diplodia After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urgin...
  • 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 Grain Comments
CME Earnings Rise 23%
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
USDA: 132,000 MT Soybeans Sold
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments