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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Jul 22, 2013 04:13 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Business in cattle feeding country was limited to the early week chore of new showlists distribution. Ready numbers are generally smaller than last week, especially in Kansas and Texas. A few showlists were priced around $121-$122 in the South and $195-$196 in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $4.12 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement $92.50-$100.00, weighted average $99.84). Corn futures settled 2-3 cents lower, pressured by weekend rains and generally positive growing conditions. The stock market managed small gains in lackluster trading. The S&P 500 closing at a new ...

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