LIVE CATTLE – At 8:30 a.m. CDT (1330 GMT) cattle were up
.100 to 0.300 cent per lb in nearby months in electronic
* Robust beef exports should give futures an early lift, as
hould ongoing tight supplies of market-ready cattle.
* Traders will be watching the stock market after the sharp
rop early this week, but the stock market was higher early on
LEAN HOGS – Down 0.300 to up 0.150 cent per lb in nearby
months in electronic trading.
* Tight supplies of market-ready hogs continue to support.
was lower early, but actively traded June was higher.
* Cash pork prices were lower on Wednesday for the second
straight day, but analysts said pork prices remain at
historically high levels.