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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri May 10, 2013 04:02 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

From Friday to Friday, livestock futures scored the following changes: June LC, off 1.37; Aug LC, off 1.20; May FC, off 3.40; Aug FC, off .88; June LH, off 1.65; July LH, off 1.40. The cash cattle trade was limited to light trading in parts of the North. Dressed deals were mostly marked at $202 to $203, $4 to $5 lower than last week's weighted average. In general, trade volume totals for the week were relatively small, suggesting packers will start out next week relatively short-bought. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $2.28 ...

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