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DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri May 10, 2013 09:10 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Most hog buyers have opened this morning with bids steady to $1 lower. Packer inquiry in cattle country is light in the early rounds with few bids evident. While cattle business in the South may be essentially completed, limited WTD trade volume in the North suggests that area buyers and sellers sti1l have some work to do. Late-week asking prices are around 128 on a live basis and $205-plus dressed. The corn market is set to open 3-5 cents lower as specs and commercial position ahead of monthly s&d updates to be unveiled later this morning. The stock ...

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