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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Mar 28, 2014 04:08 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

From Friday to Friday, livestock futures scored the following changes: Apr LC, Up 2.50 Jun LC, Up 2.23; May FC, Up 3.00; Aug FC, Up 3.12; Apr LH, Off .10; May LH, Off 1.07. The cash cattle trade was not tested Friday with buyers and sellers content with trade volume generated earlier in the week. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base compared with the Prior Day's closing weighted average is $0.60 lower ($115.00 to $132.00, weighted average $129.00). Corn futures were quite sluggish today, closing steady in the May and July and down fractionally ...

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