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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Dec 21, 2012 04:06 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Moderate cattle trading developed in the North today with dressed sales ranging from $200 to $202 basis Nebraska. Most of this business appeared to be $1 to $2 higher than last week. Live sales in the North were marked at $126 to $127, $2 to $3 higher than last week. On the other hand, the South was generally quiet with just a few deals reported steady with Thursday (i.e. $126). According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed 3.11 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement ($66.00-$81.76, weighted average $78.79). Corn futures bounced back somewhat ...

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