Lean Hogs Market News and Commentary
BRUG - Mon Jan 07, 12:15PM CST

Lean Hog futures are mostly 25 to 60 cents in positive territory. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 38 cents from the previous day @ $53.63 on January 3. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was up $1.95 on Monday morning at an average weighted price of $71.65. The belly primal was a major reason, up $12.74. The national base cash hog carcass value was not reported this morning due to confidentiality reasons, with a 5-day rolling average of $47.12. Last week’s FI hog slaughter was estimated at 2.262 million head including a big Saturday kill, which is 140,000 head above last year.

Feb 19 Hogs are at $61.675, down $0.275,

Apr 19 Hogs are at $66.250, down $0.500

May 19 Hogs are at $72.850, down $0.600

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