NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Jul 1, 2013 08:57 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle feeding country is typically slow this morning as packers make their rounds collecting new showlists. We expect ready numbers to be generally steady with last week. Preliminary asking prices should be around $122-plus in the South and $195 to $196-plus in the North. Yet if will be interesting to see if the holiday-shortened schedule forces traders to do business by Wednesday (i.e., before the July 4th break). Hog buyers are back to work with basically steady cash bids in the early rounds (a few are .50 lower). New-crop corn futures seem ready to open a nickel or ...

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