NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Nov 15, 2013 04:08 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

From Friday to Friday, livestock futures scored the following changes: Dec LC, Up 1.00 Feb LC, Up .85; Nov FC, Up .73; Jan FC, Up 1.40; Dec LH, Off 2.22; Feb LH, Off 1.80. Moderate cattle trade surfaced today with short-bought packers forced to pay higher prices. Live cattle in the South were marked at $131 to $132, steady to $1 higher than last week. Most of the business took place at $132, fully $1 higher. On the other hand, dressed business in the North took place at $208, generally $1 better than a week ago. According ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
Appeals Court Upholds Meat Labels
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
Zilmax Effects Disputed
Ask The Vet
Racing the Clock
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Tyson to Shed Three Plants
Tyson Mexico Poultry Biz Sold