NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Jul 28, 2014 09:14 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS

The cash cattle trade is typically quiet as the week begins with packers limiting efforts to the gathering of new showlists. The late July offering should be steady to somewhat smaller. Feedlot managers will not hesitate in pricing ready steers and heifers higher, possibly around $168 to $170 in the South and $265 to $270 in the North. Hog buyers have resumed work this morning with bids ranging from steady to $1 lower. Most of the effort seems to be .50-$1 lower.

LIVE CATTLE: Opening call, 100-300 higher. The live pit is expected to chase the cash market ...

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