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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri May 24, 2013 03:46 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

From Friday to Friday, livestock futures scored the following changes: June LC, up 1.17; Aug LC, up .67; Aug FC, up 1.18; Sep FC, up .97; June LH, up 3.35; July LH, up 2.33. Light cattle trade developed in parts of the North with most dressed deals marked at $199 to $200, roughly $1 to $2 lower than last week's weighted average basis Nebraska. Final trade volume totals were relatively small, suggesting feedlots will carry over significant numbers into next week. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed .11 lower compared with the Prior ...

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