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DTN Closing Livestock Comment 02/27 16:08
   Livestock Futures Lower Again Thursday

   The effects of the coronavirus have been relentless as contracts keep
tipping lower.

By ShayLe Stewart
DTN Livestock Analyst



   GENERAL COMMENTS:

   Another day of emotionally fueled market uncertainty strikes the livestock
sector; leaves the complex exhausted and inconclusive about what's to come in
the upcoming days. Hog prices are higher on the National Direct Afternoon Hog
Report, up $0.20 with a weighted average of $50.22. May corn is down 6 1/2
cents per bushel and May soybean meal is up $5.30. The Dow Jones Industrial
Average is down 1,190.95 points and NASDAQ is down 414.29 points.
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