DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Aug 23, 2013 04:04 PM CDT


From Friday to Friday, livestock futures scored the following changes: Aug LC, off .80 Oct LC, off 1.22; Aug FC, up .23; Sep FC, off 1.02; Oct LH, off 1.62; Dec LH, off 1.20. Moderate cattle trade developing in parts of the North Friday with dressed sales ranging from $197 to $198, steady to $1 lower than last week. Although a few steady deals surfaced in Texas at $123 this afternoon, the South remains unestablished at this late hour. Eleventh hour business is still possible although showlists in Kansas and Texas are priced around $125. The closing ...

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