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Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Oct 22, 2014 11:50 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Livestock markets have remained firmly higher at midday, although little additional direction has been seen through either live cattle or lean hog futures. Current gains appear to have firm underlying buyer interest, although traders continue to closely monitor cutout values and cash prices through the trading session. The potential for firming cash cattle trade at the end of the week is helping to draw additional buying back into nearby cattle contracts despite long-term demand concerns.

Gains have continued to develop through morning trade in lean hog futures with December through April futures trading more than $1.50 per ...

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