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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Aug 1, 2014 04:38 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Light to moderate trading developed in most areas of cattle feeding country Friday. Prices seemed generally steady, though in some areas it was difficult to put together a meaningful market test. Most live deals in the South were marked at 163.00, generally steady with last week's weighted average. Dressed sales in the North ranged from $255.00-$258.00. Last week's weighted average was $256.86. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed 1.62 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement ($111.00-121.00, weighted average $119.56). Corn futures closed generally 0.04 lower, pressured by foreign demand concerns and sharply ...

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