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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Apr 27, 2015 04:45 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Feedlot country was very quiet with activity limited to the distribution of new showlists. Ready numbers are generally smaller than the previous week, especially in Kansas. A few showlists were priced around $161 in the South and $263-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $2 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement ($58.00-$67.50, weighted average $66.72). The corn market settled about 4-5 cents lower thanks to ideas of decent plant weather ahead and sharply lower wheat prices. U.S. stocks closed lower as investors watched earnings and looked ahead to the ...

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