NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Apr 4, 2014 09:02 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS

Hog buyers resumed business Friday morning with bids ranging from steady to $2 lower. Most of the effort is steady to .50 lower. Although cattle buyers will need to gather more live inventory sometime Friday, early bids remain few and far between. Country asking prices are firm around $152 to $153 in the South and $246 plus in the North.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call, 10 to 30 lower. Look for the live pit to open some lower as traders take profits and jockey ahead of the late week cash trade. Further selling pressure could be blamed on the ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • Study Your Farm Bill Options Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
Market's Fine Print
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Appeals Court Upholds Meat Labels
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Zilmax Effects Disputed