NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Mar 25, 2013 09:03 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are expected to open mixed to higher with cattle contracts expected to get a post-report bump following Friday's release of the cattle on-feed report. Traders in the lean-hog-futures market continue to attempt to peg short- and long-term pork demand. This may keep the market unsettled through much of the session. Corn futures are trading lower in early electronic trade. Stock markets are higher in light trade.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 50 cents higher. Trade early Monday is expected to bounce higher following the reduced placement numbers on Friday's cattle-on-feed report. It was expected that ...

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