DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Nov 11, 2013 03:53 PM CST


Activity in cattle feeding country was limited to the distribution of new showlists. While ready numbers vary from state to state (e.g., larger in Kansas and Colorado, smaller in Texas and Nebraska), the overall offering appeared to be about steady. Preliminary asking prices were around $133-plus in the South and $208-plus in the North. With Market News closed for Veteran's Day, cash data for live and dressed hog sales was largely unavailable. The corn market closed 7-8 cents higher, boosted by short covering and technical buying in the wake of Friday's bullish reversal. The stock market closed ...

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