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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Aug 28, 2015 04:51 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Light-to-moderate cash cattle trading developed in parts of the North with most dressed prices marked at 228.00, $4.00 lower than last week's weighted average basis Nebraska. Nebraska also reported some live sales at $145, also $4 lower than last week. The Southern trade has not been tested as of this writing though bids in Kansas and Texas have improved to $146 (still $2-$4 below asking prices). According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $1.10 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement ($69.00-$72.50, weighted average $72.20). From Friday to Friday, livestock futures scored the following ...

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