DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Oct 18, 2013 03:55 PM CDT


From Friday to Friday, livestock futures scored the following changes: Oct LC, Up 1.07 Dec LC, off .45; Oct FC, off 1.40; Nov FC, off 2.42; Dec LH, Up 1.45; Feb LH, Up 1.15. The cash cattle trade was very quiet Friday thanks to fairly aggressive trading earlier in the week. Decent packer spending on Wednesday and Thursday generated decent country movement and made late-week shopping unnecessary. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed at $90.83 (weighted average), 0.57 lower; the full price range was $83.00 to $93.50. Corn futures closed modestly lower, down 1 ...

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