Retail Edition

Hog slaughter now back to levels implied by the December ‘Hogs and Pigs’ report. All eyes on the results of March survey, to be released March 30.

Cash hog prices have been drifting lower in recent days following the sharp run-up in price during February. The IA/MN negotiated base price last night was quoted at $66.10/cwt, $1.3 lower than the previous day and $2.4 lower than it was at the start of the month.

For the full March 20, 2017, Retail Pork Profit Maximizer Report – click here.