NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Jun 10, 2013 04:25 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

The cash cattle arena was very quiet with activity limited to the distribution of new showlists. Ready numbers appear to be mixed, larger in Texas and Colorado but smaller in Nebraska and Kansas. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $2.37 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement ($90.74-$100.00, weighted average $98.41). The corn market closed generally 9 to 16 cents lower, pressured by improving field conditions and nervousness ahead of new supply and demand tables to be released on Wednesday. Stocks closed narrowly mixed in choppy trading. Investors seemed to take a breather ...

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