DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Nov 11, 2013 09:00 AM CST


Cattle country is quiet this morning as packers begin knocking on feedlot doors to collect new showlists. We expect ready numbers to be steady to somewhat larger given last week's smaller buying and slower round of slaughter. Initial asking prices are expected to be around $133-$134 in the South and $208-$210 in the North. Opening bids in the cash hog trade range from steady to $1 lower with most efforts steady to 0.50 lower around the country circuit. Note that Market News is closed today in observation of Veteran's Day. Regular cash, product, and slaughter reports will not ...

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