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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:51 AM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

The cash cattle trade remains untested near midday. Preliminary bids of $142 in the South and $234 to $236 in the North have not been successful in attracting selling interest. Asking prices remain firm at $147 to $148 in the South and $238-plus in the North. Corn futures are narrowly mixed at midday. May corn futures are 7 cents per bushel higher. Stock markets are mostly higher at midday.

LIVE CATTLE:

Live cattle pit is narrowly mixed near midday as traders position ahead of late-week cash news and the April 1 Cattle on Feed report due Friday. Spot April ...

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