DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Sep 23, 2013 03:46 PM CDT


Feedlot country spent the morning hours distributing new showlists and then called it a day. The new offering appears to be generally smaller with only Texas showing a few more ready steers and heifers. Some showlists were priced around $126 in the South and $198-$200 in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed 0.89 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement $81.00-$95.75, weighted average $92.26). Corn futures settled 1-2 cents higher, modestly supported by short covering in light volume. The stock market closed lower for the third-straight session, extending sharp losses from ...

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