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Seasonally lower supplies and robust pork demand continue to support pork prices in the short term.

A number of factors continue to support hog prices in the near term, helping propel cash hog values to the highest prices of the year.  While it’s not unusual for hog prices to be higher in the summer (see chart), the run-up appears to have caught some market participants by surprise.  So what are some of these supporting factors?

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Pork Profit Maximizer - June 26, 2017