NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Apr 25, 2014 11:34 AM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle buying interest remains light even though trade volume for the week needs to develop. Token bids are noted in the South at $142, well below asking prices of $147 to $148. Dressed bids in the North are no better than $232 to $235, also below asking prices of $236 to $238. Trade volume may not develop until after the Cattle on Feed report this afternoon. Corn futures are moderately higher at midday. May is up 6 1/2, July up 7 1/4, Sep up 7 1/2 and Dec up 4 1/2. Stock markets are lower at midday.

LIVE ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner Researchers have developed GE wheat that yields far better under hot conditions, a wheat gene is ...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
Related News Stories
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Grain Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Todd's Take
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments