NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Jun 26, 2014 09:01 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS

Strong gains continue to develop through the cattle complex with feeder cattle futures leading the way once again. Nearby feeder cattle futures are holding strong triple-digit gains ahead of opening bell with the expectation that additional volume will flock to the market through the morning. Lean hog futures are mixed early Thursday with traders uncertain if active buyer support will redevelop before the weekend. Corn futures are trading mixed in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading lower. Dow Jones Index is 117 points lower, while Nasdaq is down 30 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: 50 to 90 ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Ample Stocks Ahead Drought recovery in many areas has led to higher stocks, brighter production prospects and modera...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. I...
  • Training for Sustainability The Hmong American Farmers Association is helping producers who migrated to the United States fol...
  • Ask the Vet What are these crusty scabs on my cattle?
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
The Market's Fine Print
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Closing Livestock Comments