DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Dec 7, 2012 04:07 PM CST


Lower feedlot business slower developed this afternoon with the best volume evident in Nebraska. Dressed sales in Nebraska ranged between $196 and $198, generally $2 to $4 lower than last week. Light to moderate business was evident in Kansas at $124, $1 lower than last week. Texas continues to be poorly tested with just a few deals reported at $124 (not enough for a test). According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $2.04 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement ($69.00-$83.50, weighted average $81.92). Corn futures closed lower, down 15 in the December, down ...

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