DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Tue Sep 3, 2013 04:10 PM CDT


The late start in the cash cattle trade didn't seem to cause anyone to switch gears. Early week action remained slow as packers limited their efforts to the collection of new showlists. Ready numbers of steers and heifers appear to be mixed, larger in Texas and Colorado, but smaller in Kansas and Nebraska. Overall, the new offering seems larger. A few showlists were priced around $125-plus in the South and $198-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed .97 higher compared with the prior day settlement $74.00-91.74, weighted average $89.33). For ...

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