NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Nov 20, 2013 03:43 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cash cattle trade remained at a complete standstill at the end of the day Wednesday. Even token starting bids were nearly impossible to be seen midweek, allowing the expectation that it may be late Friday before active trade is seen. Asking prices are still not much more developed than Tuesday, but the numbers seen are around $133 to $134 in the south and $208 and higher in the north. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base compared with the Prior Day's closing weighted average is $0.29 lower ($74.50 to $82.50, weighted average $78.64). The corn ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
Related News Stories
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
The Market's Fine Print
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock