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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Apr 17, 2014 03:40 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Light to moderate trading developed on a sporadic basis in most areas of cattle feeding country. Live sales in the South were marked at $145-$146, $1-$2 lower. Dressed deals in the North for delivery within two weeks were mostly tagged $237-$238, $2-$3 lower than last week's weighted average basis Nebraska. Some Nebraska cattle to be delivered in more than two weeks sold as low as $232. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base is $0.50 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement ($112.00-$117.00, weighted average $115.69). Corn futures settled 2-3 cents lower, checked by follow-through ...

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