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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Feb 13, 2013 11:41 AM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle futures remain under significant price pressure through the morning Wednesday. The lack of support in both the cash and boxed beef values is being combined with concerns of additional dry weather and beef demand uncertainty through the rest of the year. Lean hog futures started mostly lower, but have stabilized at midday, although very little support is expected to be seen through the remainder of the trading session. Corn futures are trading higher at midday in light trade. March corn futures are holding 4 cent gains at midday. Stock markets are mixed in light trade. The Dow ...

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