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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Mar 5, 2014 05:03 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

The cash cattle trade was generally quiet with just a few steady dressed deals reported in parts of the North (i.e., $240). Scattered live business (not enough for a test) was also reported in parts of Kansas, $2 lower than last week. Asking prices may have softened some along with the live pit but still remained stout (i.e., around $152-$154 in the South and $245-plus in the North). According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base compared with the Prior Day's closing weighted average is $0.24 higher ($98.50 to $106.00, weighted average $103.28). Corn futures settled ...

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