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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Jul 29, 2013 03:54 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Activity in feedlot country was strictly routine with packers picking up new showlists and then heading for the door. The late-month offering appears to be mixed, larger in Texas and Nebraska, smaller in Kansas, and about unchanged in Colorado. Overall, the fed supply picture looks very similar to the one viewed last week. A few preliminary asking prices were voiced around $122 in the South and $197-$198 in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $2.72 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement $85.00-$98.50, weighted average $95.88). The corn trade closed 2-3 ...

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