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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Mar 6, 2014 03:53 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Light to moderate trade volume was reported in most areas of cattle feeding country. Live deals in the South were marked at $148, $2 lower than last week. Most dressed sales in the North took placed at $237, $3 lower than last week's weighted average basis Nebraska. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base compared with the Prior Day's closing weighted average is $2.98 higher ($92.00 to $107.50, weighted average $106.23). Corn futures demonstrated impressive strength with the help of constructive weekly export sales. Generally speaking, contracts settled 6-10 cents higher. U.S. stocks mostly rose ...

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