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DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Sep 15, 2014 03:53 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Feedlot country was typically quiet in starting the week with activity limited to the distribution of new showlists. The midmonth offering appears to be generally steady with the previous week (i.e., numbers are some smaller in the South, some larger in the North). Preliminary asking prices appear to be around $164 in the South and $255-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base was $0.76 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement ($94-$104.50, weighted average 103.74). The corn market bounced 4 cents higher Monday, supported by short covering and suggestions that the ...

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