NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Apr 3, 2014 03:57 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Packer inquiry was no better than light in cattle country Thursday with a few scattered bids of $147 in the South and $239 in the North. Asking prices remained firm at $153 in the South and $246-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base compared with the Prior Day's closing weighted average is .31 higher ($120.00 to $130.00, weighted average $128.24). Corn futures rebounded with the help of another round of strong export sales, closing 4 cents higher and back over $5. Equities ultimately ended flat in volatile trading Thursday ahead of ...

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