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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Nov 4, 2013 03:38 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Activity in feedlot country was limited to the distribution of new showlists. The offering appears to be generally larger than last week, though the Kansas list is about unchanged. Preliminary asking prices are around $134 in the South and $210-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base compared with the Prior Day's closing weighted average is $2 lower ($74 to $82, weighted average $81.79). Corn futures ended fractionally lower, generally pressured by late harvest progress and a lack of buying interest. The stock market settled with slight gains after hovering around unchanged ...

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