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DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Jul 1, 2013 06:17 AM CDT

Cattle: Cash Steady Futures Mixed Live Equiv $136.36 - .06*

Hogs: Cash Steady Futures 10-30 HR Lean Equiv $117.75 + .45**

* based on formula estimating live cattle equivalent of gross packer revenue

** based on formula estimating lean hog equivalent of gross packer revenue

GENERAL COMMENTS:

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