NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Apr 23, 2013 08:56 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures have gained additional buyer confidence early Tuesday with feeder cattle futures leading the market higher and holding triple digit gains in front of opening bell. Moderate support is expected to continue through to both the live cattle and lean hog futures market just before opening bell of pit trade. Corn futures are trading lower in early trade. The stock market is trading higher. Dow Jones index is holding a 133 point gain while Nasdaq is up 27 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 50 cents higher. Light to moderate buyer support is slowly developing in ...

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