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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:06 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

According to the midday report, the negotiated cash trade of dressed Iowa barrow and gilts is not quotable due to rules of confidentiality. The cash cattle trade is not tested with both bids and asking prices poorly defined. A few showlists have been priced around $126-128 in the South and $203-plus in the North. Significant trade volume will probably be postponed until Thursday or Friday. The corn trade is several pennies higher in light volume. The market appears to be support by uncertain South American weather and seasonal buying interest. The stock market is generally higher near the ...

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