NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Jul 12, 2013 03:35 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

From Friday to Friday, livestock futures scored the following changes: Aug LC, off .10; Oct LC, off .18; Aug FC, off 1.68; Sep FC, off 1.45; July LH, off .25; Aug LH, off 2.85. Light to moderate cattle trading developed this afternoon with fully steady prices evident in Kansas and Texas (i.e. $119). On the other hand, most dressed deals in the North were marked at $193, $1 lower than last week's weighted average basis Nebraska. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $2.55 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement $86.00-102.85, weighted average ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
Market's Fine Print
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Appeals Court Upholds Meat Labels
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Zilmax Effects Disputed
Ask The Vet
Racing the Clock
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock