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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Mar 10, 2014 05:10 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle market activity was typically limited in the early rounds to the distribution of new showlists. Ready numbers look mixed in the South and some smaller in the North. Overall, the fed offering appears to be a bit smaller than last week. A few asking prices were tossed out around $150-$152 in the South and $142 to $144-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base compared with the Prior Day's closing weighted average is $1.15 higher ($98.00 to $111.00, weighted average $108.44). Corn futures closed as much as a dime lower, pressured ...

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