NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Apr 22, 2013 08:56 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are expected to start the week mixed to mostly lower. The surge in placement numbers in the cattle on feed report is expected to be the main news that will be traded early Monday. Both cattle and hog traders are expecting demand to improve over the next several weeks, which could help to clear additional product. Corn futures are trading lower in early trade. The stock market is trading lower. Dow Jones index is holding a 34-point loss while Nasdaq is down 2 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 50 cents lower. Trade volume is ...

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