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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Dec 27, 2013 03:48 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

From Friday to Friday, livestock futures scored the following changes: Dec LC, Up 1.33 Feb LC, Up 1.05; Jan FC, Up .03; Mar FC, Up .88; Feb LH, Off .60; Apr LH, Off .20. The cash cattle trade turned very active today with feedlot managers reacting to significantly higher packer bids. Live trade in the South ranged from $132 to $134, $2 to $4 higher than last week. Dressed business in Nebraska ranged from mostly $212 to $213 (a few up to $214), $4 to $5 higher than last week. According to the closing report, the Iowa ...

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