NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Tue Nov 5, 2013 04:12 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Feedlot country was extremely quiet with packer bids essentially missing in action. Some showlists were priced around $134 in the South and $210-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base compared with the Prior Day's closing weighted average is $1.82 lower ($73.00 to $82.50, weighted average $79.94). The corn market lost another 1 to 1 ½ cents, pressured by ideas that Friday's production report will set the harvest bar well over 14 billion bushels. Equities closed mostly lower as Wall Street paused after a two-session rise. The Dow settled 20 points lower ...

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