NEWS
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:39 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- December cattle are .17 lower and keeping a weak tone after Thursday's big sell-off broke the four-week streak of higher prices. Packers may be done buying for the week and trading volume is light. December hogs are .92 lower after Thursday's key reversal, but still up on the week, suggesting that September's quarterly hog numbers may have been overstated.

Posted 09:11 -- December cattle are .37 higher with Friday's cattle slaughter estimated at 117,000, up from 115,000 a week ago. November feeder cattle are .07 higher with December corn trading slightly lower. December hogs are .40 lower ...

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