NEWS
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:51 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Feeder cattle futures continue to lead the live cattle market higher. Sharp triple-digit gains are seen in all but front month April futures as traders try to focus on potential gains surrounding increased demand expectations. Although live cattle futures have fallen away from session highs, strong gains of 50 to 90 cents per cwt continue to firmly hold. Traders are concerned that a fade in buyer interest late in the session could kill the momentum which developed early Wednesday.

Posted 10:49 -- Following the initial surge higher in the livestock complex, trade volume has slowed across both cattle ...

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