NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Jan 3, 2014 09:09 AM CST
GENERAL COMMMENTS

All's quiet on the cash cattle front this morning following the bullish war fought and won by feedlot managers on Tuesday. Most business is probably done for the week, but we could see a little clean-up action here and there. Steers and heifers still left on showlists are probably priced around $138-$140 on a live basis and $220-plus dressed. The cash hog trade has opened with bids ranging from steady to $1 higher. Most buyers appear to be working steady money. Corn futures have opened fractionally higher, supported by short covering in light trade volume. U.S. stocks are ...

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