WP livestock report

Hogs The U.S. quarterly hogs and pigs report showed the total herd was up two percent, similar to trade expectations. The breeding herd was up one percent and the market hog herd up three percent, also similar to expectations. The trade thinks that today’s low ham prices will attract strong export demand that will help […] Read more


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Hogs fall again Abundant supply kept prices on the defensive. The barrow and gilt dressed weight was 206 pounds, up one lb. from last year at the same time. The U.S. national live price average for barrows and gilts was US$57.99 per cwt. Sept. 7, down from $50.55 Sept. 1. U.S. hogs averaged $58.65 on […] Read more


WP livestock report

Hogs fall The U.S. national live price average for barrows and gilts was US$50.55 per cwt. Sept.1 down from $54.59 Aug. 25. U.S. hogs averaged $61.95 on a carcass basis Sept. 1, down from $66.73 Aug. 25. The U.S. pork cutout was $84.47 per cwt. Sept. 1, down from $86.41 Aug. 25. The estimated U.S. […] Read more



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Hogs sharply lower Packers were getting comfortable with supply heading toward Labour Day plant closures. Cooler Midwest weather is helping hogs gain weight faster. The U.S. national live price average for barrows and gilts was US$54.59 per cwt. Aug. 25 down from $60.02 Aug 18. U.S. hogs averaged $66.73 on a carcass basis Aug. 25, […] Read more


WP livestock report

Hogs dip slightly The U.S. national live price average for barrows and gilts was US$60.02 per hundredweight Aug. 18, down from $61.59 Aug. 10. U.S. hogs averaged $73.34 on a carcass basis Aug 18, down from $77.85 Aug 10. The U.S. pork cutout was $90.14 per cwt. Aug. 18, down from $94.44 Aug. 10. The […] Read more



WP livestock report

Hogs down The U.S. national live hog price average for barrows and gilts was US$61.59 per hundredweight Aug. 4, down from $62.94 Aug 4. U.S. hogs averaged $77.85 on a carcass basis Aug. 11, down from $79.82 Aug. 4. The U.S. pork cutout was $94.44 per cwt. Aug.11, down from $95.77 Aug. 4. The estimated […] Read more


WP livestock report

Hogs lower The cash hog market was lower but still at a premium to the nearby futures. Hog supplies are expected to increase seasonally. The U.S. national live price average for barrows and gilts was US$62.94 per cwt. Aug. 4, down from $65.16 July 28. U.S. hogs averaged $79.82 on a carcass basis Aug. 4, […] Read more


WP livestock report

Hogs lower The seasonal building of supply weighed down hogs prices. The cash market remains at a premium to the futures. The U.S. national live price average for barrows and gilts was US$65.16 per hundredweight July 28, down from $67.85 July 21. U.S. hogs averaged $80.98 on a carcass basis July 28, down from $83.33 […] Read more



WP livestock report

Hogs little changed The U.S. national live price average for barrows and gilts was US$68.30 per hundredweight July 14, up from $67.67 per cwt. July 7. U.S. hogs averaged $86.40 on a carcass basis July 14, up from $86.34 July 7. The U.S. pork cutout was $104.48 per cwt. July 14, slightly down from $104.96 […] Read more


WP livestock report

Hogs rally The U.S. wholesale pork cutout was the highest since October 2014, indicating that demand could continue past the July 4 holiday. High temperatures this week could slow hog weight gain. The U.S. national live price average for barrows and gilts was US$66.82 per cwt. June 30. U.S. hogs averaged US$85.76 on a carcass […] Read more