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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Sep 9, 2013 03:55 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle buyers and sellers expended no more energy than it took to distribute new showlists. The new offering is mixed, larger in the South and smaller in the North. Overall, ready numbers seem to be about steady. Some producers priced steers and heifers around $125-plus in the South and $196-$198 in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $1.16 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement $75.00-$93.50, weighted average $91.36). Spot September corn plunged 14 cents lower while the balance of the pit lost roughly 3-4 cents. The stock market kicked off ...

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