DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Jun 14, 2013 04:43 PM CDT


Cattle trade remained silent through most of the week, only to trade late Friday with prices generally $2 lower in both the North and the South. Light trade developed with prices seen at $120 in the South and $195 across the North. Packers are still expected to start next week short-bought, but it may not help to spur early week activity. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed 4.60 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement ($93.00-$105.00, weighted average $97.66). The corn market closed the week mixed down 2 to up 13 cents with ...

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