NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Apr 25, 2014 03:48 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

The cash cattle trade remained slow Friday despite a general lack of business through the week. Some live sales in Texas were reported at $145, $1 lower than last week. On the other hand, scattered dressed sales in the North ranged from $234 to $236, steady-weak with last week's weighted average basis Nebraska. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base is $3.60 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement ($105.00-$116.00, weighted average $111.88). Corn futures closed higher, up 5 3/4 in the May, up 5 1/2 in the July, up 4 1/4 in the Sep ...

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