NEWS
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Apr 19, 2013 06:24 AM CDT

Cattle: Cash $1-2 HR Futures 10-30 LR Live Equiv $132.97 -0.27

Hogs: Cash Steady-.50 LR Futures Steady-20 LR Lean Equiv $91.47 +-.41

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

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

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle feeders and packers have turned the corner and are heading down the final stretch of cash cattle trade for the week. There still needs to be a lot of activity done with markets essentially quiet since early in the week. There are some expectations that active trade may be delayed until ...

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