NEWS
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:21 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Selling pressure has slowly developed in nearby lean hog futures with April and May contracts posting losses of 50 to 60 cents per cwt at midday. The lack of additional direction through the end of the week is allowing futures to coast lower. Live cattle futures continue to hold strong gains in nearby live cattle contracts, although moderate losses are now developing in deferred contracts.

Posted 10:54 -- Although strong gains continue to hold in the nearby live cattle futures market, spillover buyer interest seen in the deferred futures has quickly eroded due to the attempt to ...

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