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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Jun 28, 2013 03:54 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

From Friday to Friday, livestock futures scored the following changes: June LC, off 3.10; Aug LC, up .42; Aug FC, Up 2.56; Sep FC, Up 2.45; July LH, up 1.52; Aug LH, Unchg. The cash cattle trade was moderate in most areas with feedlot sales fully steady with last week's trade. Most cattle in the South were marked at $120 with dressed deals in the North reported at $194. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed 1.63 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement ($94.00-103.00, weighted average $98.64). Corn futures closed significantly lower in ...

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