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Todd Hultman DTN Grains Analyst
Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:44 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- February cattle are up 1.05 with agressive commercial demand pushing prices higher. Choice boxed beef cutout values are up .15 at 197.08. March feeder cattle are up 1.22, near contract highs. February hogs are up .35 on light volume with USDA's quarterly hog and pigs report due out at 2 p.m. CST. Pre-report guesses expect all hogs and pigs to be down .1% from a year ago. USDA's AM National Daily Pork Report showed carcass values down 2.50 at 83.83 with 193.87 loads.

Posted 10:30 -- February cattle are up .85 with 2,500 head sold in Kansas ...

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