NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Apr 3, 2014 09:01 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS

Activity in cattle country this morning remains very limited with just a few starter bids evident in parts of the Nebraska and Iowa at $239-$240. Early asking prices are firm around $153 in the South and $246-plus in the North. Hog buyers have resumed work in the early rounds with bids steady to $1 lower. Most accounts seemed to be working with steady money. The corn market has opened 2-4 cents higher, supported by cold and rainy forecasts that threatened to delay early planting progress.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call, 10-30 higher. The live pit should open some higher ...

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