NEWS
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:49 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Live cattle futures remain slightly lower with very little buyer interest redeveloping through morning trade. Losses in nearby contracts are being kept to a minimum due to underlying fundamental support that is starting to develop. Cash cattle trade is starting to become active with prices $2 to $4 per cwt higher than last week levels. Lean hog futures are holding moderate gains, although trade volume has been extremely sluggish through most of the morning.

Posted 10:54 -- Lean hog futures continue to firm through the morning with moderate gains of 30 to 45 cents per cwt holding. The ...

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