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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Apr 26, 2013 04:05 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

From Friday to Friday, livestock futures scored the following changes: April LC, up 1.50; June LC, up 1.30; May FC, up 2.60; Aug FC, up 5.12; June LH, up 2.32; July LH, up 2.48. The cash cattle trade was moderate to active today as feedlot managers responded to higher packer bids across the area. Live business in the South was generally marked at $128, $2 higher than a week ago. Dressed deals in the North were generally tagged at $204, $2 to $4 higher than last week's weighted average basis Nebraska. According to the closing report, the ...

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