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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Oct 29, 2014 04:12 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Feedlot country was generally quiet at midweek with just a few scattered bids reported around $168 in parts of the South and $263/$165 in parts of the North. Asking prices did not seem to flinch, holding around $172-$173 in the South and $270-plus in the North). According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $1.30 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement ($77.00-$87.00, weighted average $86.33). Corn futures bolted to 10-week highs, closing generally 10 cents higher thanks to spillover support for the bean pit and technical buying. U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as Wall ...

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