NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Feb 5, 2013 08:46 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are called mixed early Tuesday with lean hog futures under pressure following lackluster buyer interest and sluggish pork values early in the week. The live cattle futures are expected to hold light to moderate price support through the morning with buyers focusing on the potential of drawing more support into the beef cutout values. Corn futures are trading lower in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading higher, with Dow Jones posting a 76-point loss, while Nasdaq is up 8 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 30 cents higher. Even though live cattle futures are ...

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