NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Oct 23, 2013 03:25 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Light trade developed Wednesday afternoon in parts of the North with dressed deals marked at $208, $4 to $5 higher than last week. Moderate trade in the South saw live prices ranging from $131 to $133, $2 to $4 higher than last week's business. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed at $86.70 (weighted average), 0.28 higher; the full price range was $85.50 to $88.00. Corn futures closed higher, up 4 to 4 1/2 cents.

LIVE CATTLE:

Futures closed mostly lower, down 22 to 50. Spot October closed up 70. Futures trade remained ...

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