NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Oct 24, 2013 03:38 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

A quiet day of cattle trade with just a few clean-up deals reported in the North from $205 to $208. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed at $85.73 (weighted average), $1.02 lower; the full price range was $76.00 to $87.50. Corn futures closed modestly lower, down 2 1/4 to 2 3/4 cents.

LIVE CATTLE:

Futures closed mixed, up 100 to down 12. Sharp gains developed in front-month October live cattle futures at the end of the trading session Thursday. The record high cash cattle trade in Kansas and Texas this week seemed ...

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