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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Mar 8, 2013 03:53 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

From Friday to Friday, livestock futures scored the following changes: April LC, off 2.40; June LC, off 1.73; Mar FC, off 2.58; May FC, off 3.55; April LH, up .90; June LH, up 33. Cash cattle trade was limited to scattered sales in the North at $203 to $204, steady with Thursday but a touch firmer than last week's weighted average. Furthermore, a few live sales were reported in parts of the North and South at $128, also steady with Thursday and last week. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $4.33 lower compared ...

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