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Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Jul 26, 2013 12:42 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Very little additional direction is seen through the livestock markets at midday. Prices of lean hog continue to hold sharp losses on fears that production will ramp up due to lower costs. Cattle futures are still driven by firmness in the feeder cattle prices and the softness of grain markets. Trade volume is expected to remain sluggish through the end of the session.

Posted 11:14 -- Deferred contract losses have expanded in the lean hog futures market Friday morning. Increased emphasis is being put on the impact of lower feed costs on long-term hog production. This is ...

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