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Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri May 29, 2015 03:12 PM CDT

While I'm about as Irish as Kim Jong-un, the classical blessing from the Emerald Isle has always moved me at the deepest level. You know, the one that begins: "May the road rise up to meet you."

Actually, it's a pretty good late-spring prayer for anxious cattle feeders torn between fairly solid cash ground on one hand and significantly discounted futures on the other. While it's not at all unusual to see fed steers and heifers trade dollars above spot June live futures immediately after Memorial Day, this year's basis is extraordinarily strong with the board (i.e., the sagging road) ...

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