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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Jan 13, 2014 04:46 PM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Activity in feedlot country was limited to the collection of new showlists. The mid-January offering appears to be generally smaller than last week. Some ready steers and heifers were priced around $141-$142 in the South and $225-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base compared with the Prior Day's closing weighted average is $0.90 higher ($65.00 to $78.80, weighted average $78.13). Corn futures finished generally 1-2 cents higher, somewhat helped by better action in the bean and wheat pits. U.S. stocks fell sharply as investors braced for quarterly earnings that begin in ...

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