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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Tue Oct 1, 2013 03:46 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Note impact of government shutdown: USDA's Market News has been indefinitely closed due to a lack of government funding. Hence, most of the price data usually posted on this page in not available (NA). The cash cattle trade was very quiet with just a few preliminary bids of $123 reported in parts of the South. Some feedlots suggested early asking prices around $128-$129 in the South and $203-$205 in the North. The closing Iowa hog base is not available. The stock market kicked off the first trading day of the month and quarter with modest gains, lifted ...

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