NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Oct 3, 2013 09:05 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Mixed trade is expected to develop at opening bell following the moves in overnight trade. Spill over support seen in lean hog futures is expected to continue. Grain market support is adding pressure to the live cattle and feeder cattle complex. Corn futures are trading higher in early trade. The stock market is trading lower. The Dow Jones Index is 74 points lower while Nasdaq is down 11 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: 20 to 40 cents lower. Early pressure is developing in live cattle futures. The renewed support in corn markets is limiting additional buyer support in ...

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