NEWS
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Mar 1, 2013 06:18 AM CST

Cattle: Cash Steady/firm with Thur Futures: 50-100 HR Live Equiv $131.06 + 0.27*

Hogs: Cash Steady-0.50 LR Futures: 10-30 HR Lean Equiv $ 88.62 - 0.48

* based on formula estimating live cattle equivalent of gross packer revenue

** based on formula estimating lean hog equivalent of gross packer revenue

GENERAL COMMENTS:

The cash cattle market exploded higher yesterday with live bids in the South jumping as much as $4-5. Light trade volume surfaced in Kansas at $128-129 and $128 in the Texas. Light to moderate business developed in the North with most dressed deals marked at $204, approximately $6 ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
Related News Stories
Newsom on the Market
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Midday Grain Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Technically Speaking Blog
Technically Speaking Blog
DTN Early Word Grains