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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Jan 9, 2014 03:44 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle buying interest improved through the day, especially in the North were some bids stretched as high as $218 to $220, well above last week's weighted average of $217.06 basis Nebraska. Asking prices remained even firmer at $139-$140 in the South and $220-$222 in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base compared with the Prior Day's closing weighted average is $1.36 higher ($75.00 to $79.50, weighted average $77.46). Corn futures suffered another stumble prior to Friday's stocks report and new set of S&D tables. Contracts finished 4-5 cents in the red. The stock ...

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