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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Oct 7, 2013 10:06 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). Activity in cattle feeding country was limited to the distribution of new showlists. The offering appears to be generally smaller, especially in Texas and Colorado. Preliminary asking prices are around $128-plus in the South and $200-$202 plus in the North. The closing Iowa hog base is not available. The trends reported by private terminals were inconsistent with barrows and gilts ranging from $1 ...

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