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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Oct 4, 2013 03:54 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 is not available (NA). From Friday to Friday, livestock futures scored the following changes: Oct LC, Off .20 Dec LC, Up .35; Oct FC, up .33; Nov FC, up 1.03; Oct LH, off 1.07; Dec LH, off .50. The closing Iowa hog base is not available. Corn futures settled higher, up 4 cents in December and March and up 4 1/4 in May through December. The cash ...

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