NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Mar 17, 2014 03:43 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cash cattle business was not more than a theoretical possibility Monday as buyers and sellers limited efforts to the distribution of new showlists. The fed offering was smaller in Texas, some larger in Kansas, and about unchanged in the North. Overall, the supply of ready steers and heifers seems a bit tighter. A few showlists were priced around $151-plus 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 $2.69 higher ($112.00 to $120.00, weighted average $119.15). Corn futures faltered by ...

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