NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Mar 21, 2013 03:55 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cash activity in feedlot country was limited to scattered sales of steers and heifers in Texas at $125, steady with the early week decline and $2 below last week. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed 0.41 compared with the Prior Day settlement ($58.00-$74.00, weighted average $74.43). The corn market closed steady to 3 cents higher, generally supported by major progress in the bean pit yet also limited by profit taking. The stock market finished in negative territory, pressured somewhat by ongoing concerns over Cyprus' ability to get a bailout. The Dow closed 90 ...

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