DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu May 21, 2015 04:08 PM CDT


Another light round of cattle trading surface in the North with most dressed deals marked at $252-$253, roughly $2-$3 lower than last week's weighted average basis Nebraska. Signs of business interest in the South were few and far between, suggesting that area activity could be done for the week. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $0.11 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement ($77.00-$80.00, weighted average $79.41). For the most part, corn futures closed a solid nickel higher, boosted by decent export sales and commercial buying interest. U.S. stocks closed modestly higher as ...

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