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DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Jan 31, 2013 08:52 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

95,000 heads, and some plants still have procurement chores to perform toward that end. Given better trade volume in parts of the South yesterday, cash cattle trading could be done for the week (especially Kansas). Yet the North has not yet traded the first hoof. Regional trade could get started today, but possibly not until Friday. Asking prices on unsold steers and heifers are around $126-127 in the South and $203 plus in the North. Look for corn futures to open 1-2 cents lower, pressured by some profit taking following yesterday’s rally. Wall Street is slightly lower in ...

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