Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Apr 5, 2013 11:57 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Activity through the livestock market has been incredibly slow through the end of the morning Friday. Live cattle futures found no additional direction from the boxed beef report or cash trade, and continue to hold moderate losses at midday. Lean hog futures are hanging onto triple-digit losses in all nearby contracts except for front-month April futures. The pressure in outside markets is directing the lack of activity in livestock futures.

Posted 10:52 -- Sharp losses are continuing through the lean hog futures market. With all nearby contracts except April futures holding losses over $1 per cwt. Deferred ...

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