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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Aug 13, 2014 04:25 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Light to moderate cattle trading surfaced again in the North with dressed sales generally ranging from $244-$245, steady to $1 lower than the bottom of Tuesday's range and $6-$7 lower than last week. Kansas reported several thousand steers and heifers sold late at $155, roughly $5 lower than last week. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base is $2.97 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement ($100.00-$110.74, weighted average $107.46). The corn market finished about a penny or so higher in lackluster trade volume. U.S. stocks closed higher for the third time in four days ...

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