NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Nov 27, 2013 04:01 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle buyers turned up the cash heat Wednesday in order to complete the lion's share of procurement chores before leaving for Thanksgiving. Business turned especially active in the North were dressed sales jumped to $209-$211 (mostly $209-$210), $2-$3 higher than last week's weighted average basis Nebraska. The live trade in the South was considerably slow. Indeed, sales were pretty much restricted to Kansas: $132, $2 higher than last week. Cattle in Colorado and western Nebraska sold as high as $134 on a live basis, fully $2 higher than a week ago. According to the closing report, the ...

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