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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Sep 19, 2013 04:00 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle feeding country remained quiet through the day with only a few token packer bids evident here and there. Asking prices remained firm at $125-plus in the South and $196-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $1.48 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement $81.00-98.00, weighted average $95.75. The corn market settled generally 2-3 cents higher, supported a bit by short-covering and a few signs of potential harvest delays because of wet weather. Equities closed near session lows with the Dow and S&P 500 easing off their all-time highs. The ...

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