DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Tue Apr 9, 2013 03:36 PM CDT


According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed 0.98 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement ($66.00-$81.75, weighted average $80.23). Corn futures closed higher ahead of Wednesday's USDA Supply and Demand and Production reports. May was up 10 3/4, July up 8 and December up 8 1/4 cents.


Futures closed mostly lower, down 7 to 32. Spot April was up 45. Live cattle futures pulled back from earlier session highs following a lack of follow-through buying interest. April live cattle futures were the only nearby contract to hold onto gains at midday, ...

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