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·         Cash Feeder Pig Prices Average $95.40, Up $8.44 Last Week

Looking at hog sales in October 2019 using October 2019 futures, the weaner breakeven was $87.09, up $20.79 for the week…

 

·         National Direct Delivered Feeder Pig Report: Week Ending Apr 05

Weekly Summary of prices on a delivered farm to farm basis.

 

 

Cash Feeder Pig Prices Average $95.40, Up $8.44 Last Week

 

Jennifer Brown, NutriQuest

via FarmJournal's Pork - April 5, 2019

 

Looking at hog sales in October 2019 using October 2019 futures, the weaner breakeven was $87.09, up $20.79 for the week. Feed costs were up $0.54 per head. October futures increased $10.23 compared to last week’s October futures used for the crush and historical basis is improved from last week by $0.12 per cwt. Breakeven prices are based on closing futures prices on April 5. The breakeven price is the estimated maximum you could pay for a weaner pig and breakeven when selling the finished hog.

 

Note that the weaner pig profitability calculations provide weekly insight into the relative value of pigs based on assumptions that may not be reflective of your individual situation. In addition, these calculations do not consider market supply and demand dynamics for weaner pigs and space availability.

 

From the National Direct Delivered Feeder Pig Report

Cash-traded weaner pig volume was above average this week with 41,550 head being reported which is 109% of the 52-week average. Cash prices were $61.43, up $1.47 from a week ago. The low to high range was $41.00 - $73.00. Formula-priced weaners were up $1.56 this week at $45.60.

 

Cash-traded feeder pig reported volume was below average with 1,983 head reported. Cash feeder pig reported prices were $95.40, up $8.44 per head from last week.

 

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National Direct Delivered Feeder Pig Report: Week Ending Apr 05

Weekly Summary of prices on a delivered farm to farm basis.

 

Des Moines, IA   Fri Apr 05,2019   USDA-Iowa Dept of Ag Market News

 

RECEIPTS THIS WEEK: 83,691    LAST WEEK: 109,528     LAST YEAR: 85,271

 

 

VOLUME BY STATE OR PROVINCE OF ORIGIN:

Illinois 36.7%,       Missouri 12.7%,       Colorado 9.7%,

Manitoba 9.7%,        Saskatchewan 6.0%,    Oklahoma 4.9%,

Minnesota 4.0%,       Georgia 3.8%,         Alabama 2.7%,

South Dakota 2.0%,    Montana 1.9%,         Nebraska 1.7%,

Ohio 1.4%,            Ontario 1.2%,         Indiana 1.1%,

Iowa 0.5%,

 

VOLUME BY STATE OF DESTINATION:

Iowa 61.2%,           Illinois 12.5%,       Minnesota 12.3%,

Nebraska 5.7%,        Ohio 3.1%,            Wisconsin 1.9%,

Michigan 1.4%,        Alabama 1.2%,         Indiana 0.7%,

 

TRENDS COMPARED TO LAST WEEK:  Early weaned pigs 2.00 per head higher.

All feeder pigs 8.00 per head higher on very light receipts.  Demand

moderate for moderate offerings.  Receipts include 48% formulated prices.

 

 

All Prices Quoted on Per Head Basis With An Estimated Lean Value of 50-54%

                       Formula   Formula            Cash     Cash

Lot Size        Head    Range    Wtd Avg    Head    Range  Wtd Avg

 

EARLY WEANED Pigs 10-12 Pounds Basis:

600 or less                                4050  48.00-64.00    52.81

600 - 1200       5029 41.75-49.70  45.68   6200  41.00-63.00    57.18

1200 or more    35129 37.00-51.02  45.58  31300  51.00-73.00    63.39

Total Composite 40158 37.00-51.02  45.60  41550  41.00-73.00    61.43

 

FEEDER Pigs 40 Pounds Basis:

600 or less                                1000  87.00-103.00   95.80

600 - 1200                                  983  95.00-95.00    95.00

Total Composite                            1983  87.00-103.00   95.40

 

Total Composite Weighted Average Receipts and Price (Formula and Cash):

          All Early Weaned Pigs:     81708 at 53.65

          All 40 Pound Feeder Pigs:  1983 at 95.40

 

 

NOTE: Prices are quoted on a per head basis delivered to the buyers farm.

These prices include freight and fees on a farm to farm basis.  Most lots of

40-60 weight pigs have a sliding value from the negotiated weight basis which

is calculated on the actual average weight of the load plus or minus .25-.40

per pound.  Some early weaned lots have a slide of .50-1.00 per pound.  Early

weaned pigs are under 21 days old.  Estimated lean value is projected to use

slaughter weights with normal confinement feeding conditions.  Vaccination

and health program values are not included but health status should be

disclosed.

 

Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA

        Bruce Thomas  515-284-4460  Desm.LGMN@ams.usda.gov

        24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830

        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_LS255.txt

        www.ams.usda.gov/LPSMarketNewsPage

 

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