NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Jul 24, 2014 04:45 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Aggressive packer spending surfaced in parts of the North today with light to moderate trade volume evident in Nebraska and Iowa. Most dressed deals were around $257, roughly $10 above last week's weighted average basis Nebraska. Regionals purchased some high-grading cattle as high as $262. Live sales in the South were market at $162, $7 higher than last week. Yet trade volume confirmed in Kansas and Texas was quite light. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base is $1.18 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement ($122.00-$128.00, weighted average $126.38). Corn futures opened higher but ...

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