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U.S. livestock: Cattle jump to contract highs

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. cattle futures climbed to life-of-contract highs on Thursday as a storm brought blizzard-like conditions to much of the Plains cattle belt, stoking expectations of higher prices for the animals in cash markets, traders said. Heavy snow could impede transportation of cattle to market in Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and elsewhere while […] Read more