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DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Apr 11, 2013 06:18 AM CDT

Light to moderate cattle trading surfaced in Kansas and Texas yesterday with most deals marked at $127, $1 lower than last. While it's possible that Southern business may be essentially done for the week, trade volume in the North is still waiting to get off the dime. Showlists are prices around $128-plus in the South and $205-plus in the North. Look for live and feeder contracts to open mixed with the latter losing more ground on the former.

Anticipate another round of steady/firm bids as relatively short bought hog buyers work to complete last week kill needs and put more ...

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