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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Oct 2, 2013 03:30 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 remained un-established with just a few scattered bids on the table (e.g., $123 in parts of the South). Some showlists are tagged around $128-$129 in the South and $203-$205 in the North. The closing Iowa hog base is not available. The corn trade closed on a flat basis, demonstrating an inability to recover from recent selling. Part of this ...

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