DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Tue Mar 3, 2015 04:48 PM CST


Cattle buyers never even took the field Tuesday, probably saving serious procurement efforts until Thursday or Friday. A few showlists were priced around $162 in the South and $255-$260 in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $0.54 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement ($57.00-$66.50, weighted average $65.67). Corn futures settled generally 3 cents higher, supported by signs of strong demand and a general lack of farmer selling. U.S. stocks pulled back from recent highs to close lower in light volume as investors weighed soft auto sales and looked ahead to ...

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