DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Oct 16, 2013 03:47 PM CDT


Though cattle business remained generally slow at midweek, bids as high as $128 (fully steady with last week) surfaced in parts of the South late this afternoon. Asking prices remained firm at $130-plus in the South and $200 to $202-plus in the North. The closing Iowa hog base is not available. The thin test reported by private terminals was mostly steady, ranging from steady to $3 lower (i.e., $58 to $65 on a live basis). Corn futures closed fractionally lower for the most part, limited by ideas that harvest progress will soon resume. Equities closed near session ...

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