NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Jul 8, 2014 12:01 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Sharp losses are seen in the cattle complex with traders looking for additional direction. Feeder cattle futures are holding strong triple-digit losses in all nearby contracts, while front month live cattle are trending lower with a $1.65 per cwt loss. Lean hog futures are mixed in a wide range at midday with traders focusing on short term pressure while drawing support in deferred contracts. Corn futures are mixed at midday. September corn futures are 2 cents per bushel lower. Stock markets are lower in light trade. The Dow Jones is 125 points lower while Nasdaq is down 64 ...

Quick View
  • Dealing with Diplodia After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urgin...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
Harvest Revenue Insurance Prices
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Grain Comments
CME Earnings Rise 23%
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
USDA: 132,000 MT Soybeans Sold
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments