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DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Jul 12, 2013 09:06 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

If it's Friday, it must be time to trade cattle. That seems to have become the standard drill. Look for opening bids around $117 in the South and $190-191 in the North. Asking prices should be restated at 121-122 in Kansas and Texas, $196 plus in Colorado, Nebraska, and Iowa. Hog buyers are on the defensive this morning with opening bids ranging from steady to $1.50 lower. Most of the late week effort appears to be steady to $1 lower. Though the overnight trade was softer, corn futures are expected to open several cents higher thanks to more ...

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