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DTN Midday Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Nov 11, 2013 12:05 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle buyers are completing their initial assessment of the new fed offering at midday. Although showlists appear to be mixed (i.e., larger in Kansas and Colorado, but smaller in Texas and Texas), the overall supply pictures appears to be about steady with last week. A few showlists have been priced around $133-plus in the South and $208-plus in the North. Mandatory hog prices are not available at this time thanks to the federal holiday. The interior Missouri direct hog trade is called steady with the base carcass meat price ranging from $77 to $78. Barrows and gilts at ...

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