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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri May 17, 2013 03:59 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

From Friday to Friday, livestock futures scored the following changes: June LC, off 1.05; Aug LC, off 2.22; May FC, off 1.47; Aug FC, off 3.25; June LH, up 1.02; July LH, up .07. Moderate cattle trade developed in Kansas and throughout the North. Live business in Kansas was mostly $125 to $125.50, .50 to $1 lower than last week. Most dressed business in the North was marked at $201 to $202, $1 to $2 lower than last week's weighted average basis Nebraska. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $0.80 lower compared with ...

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