DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Jul 6, 2015 04:42 PM CDT


Cattle country was limited to the distribution of new showlists. Ready numbers appear to be generally smaller than last week, especially in Nebraska and Texas. A few asking prices were suggested around $153 in the South and $245-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $1.87 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement ($67.00-$78.00, weighted average $77.17). For the most part, the corn market closed several cents lower, pressured by profit taking and disappointingly weekly export inspections. The stock market closed mildly lower, recovering from sharp opening losses as traders shook ...

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