NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Jul 19, 2013 04:07 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

The cash cattle trade turned moderately active in most areas with prices generally steady with last week. Live trade in the South was marked at $119. More active trade volume was detected in Nebraska where dressed deals held steady at $193. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $1.65 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement $83.00-$99.00, weighted average $97.30). Corn futures closed fractionally mixed in the December through September 2014 contracts. Nearby September closed up 3.

LIVE CATTLE:

Futures closed mostly lower, down 12 to 25. The live cattle pit experienced choppy ...

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