NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Apr 1, 2013 09:00 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle futures are expected to open higher following weakness in the corn market and additional bullish demand support likely to be seen over the next couple of months. Lean hog futures are called lower on supply pressure. 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. The combination of sharply lower corn markets as well as potential summer demand support is expected to help draw additional buyer interest back into the complex. Trade is likely to remain sluggish through much of the ...

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