NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Apr 11, 2013 09:01 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Light to moderate support is expected to develop in the live cattle and lean hog futures market. Firmness in outside markets could have some positive spillover impact on buyer interest Thursday morning. Although there is growing uncertainty about meat demand, traders are very closely attuned to the movement in the cash markets. Corn futures are trading higher in early trade. The stock market is trading higher. Dow Jones index is holding a 22 point gain while Nasdaq is up 2 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 20 higher. Light early trade is expected Thursday with traders focusing ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
Related News Stories
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
The Market's Fine Print
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Strong Immunity Wins
Ask The Vet