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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Mar 8, 2013 11:45 AM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are under pressure Friday morning. Cattle futures are taking the brunt of the losses, with feeder cattle contracts seemingly setting the tone. Live cattle futures are focusing on outside market movements with cash trade expected to be essentially completed for the week. End-of-week positioning following Thursday's gains, is seen in lean-hog futures. Corn futures are trading higher at midday in light trade. May corn futures are holding 5 cent gains at midday. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 24 points higher while Nasdaq is up 3 points.

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