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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Jun 26, 2013 04:12 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $1.01 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement ($95.00-$104.00, weighted average $99.94). The cash cattle arena was limited to scattered bids of $117 in the South and $190-$191 in the South. With asking prices holding firm at $122 in the South and $195 to $196-plus in the South, the chance of a real market test never seemed to be in the cards. New-crop corn settled modestly lower at the conclusion of another lazy and cautious session leading toward the big crop report on Friday. The stock market ...

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