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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Feb 10, 2014 04:09 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle country was typically slow with activity limited to the distribution of new showlists. The fed offering appears to be generally larger than last week with only Nebraska showing a few less ready steers and heifers. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base compared with the Prior Day's closing weighted average is $0.53 higher ($77.00 to $84.50, weighted average $83.37). Corn futures settled about a penny or so lower, largely obviously to the friendly cast of the USDA's revised S&D table released Monday (e.g., exports were raised by 150 million bushels). U.S. stocks were little ...

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