DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Oct 17, 2013 04:50 PM CDT


Active cattle trading was reported in the North with most dressed sales marked at $204, $5-$6 higher than last week. Northern live business took place at $130-131, generally $2 higher. The South was generally quiet following the moderate round of trading that developed late Wednesday. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed at $91.37 (weighted average); the full price range was $85.25 to $93.50. The corn market finished fractionally higher in light trade volume. The stock market staged an impressive recovery with the S&P 500 setting a fresh high and the Dow erasing a ...

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