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· Cash Weaner Pig Prices Average $52.81, Down $2.10 Last Week
Looking at hog sales in October 2021 using October 2021 futures, the weaner breakeven was $51.98, up $1.62 for the week.
· National Direct Feeder Pig Report
Compared to last week: Early weaned pigs 2.00 per head lower. All feeder pigs 3.00 per head higher. Demand moderate for light to moderate offerings.
Cash Weaner Pig Prices Average $52.81, Down $2.10 Last Week
By Jennifer Brown, NutriQuest
via FarmJournal's Pork - April 5, 2021
Looking at hog sales in October 2021 using October 2021 futures, the weaner breakeven was $51.98, up $1.62 for the week. Feed costs were up $1.69 per head. October futures increased $0.60 compared to last week’s October futures used for the crush and historical basis is improved from last week by $1.03 per cwt. Breakeven prices are based on closing futures prices on April 2, 2021. 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 below average this week with 30,775 head being reported which is 62% of the 52-week average. Cash prices were $52.81, down $2.10 from a week ago. The low to high range was $41.00 - $58.00. Formula-priced weaners were down $2.96 this week at $44.26.
Cash-traded feeder pig reported volume was below average with 4,500 head reported. Cash feeder pig reported prices were $100.96, up $3.52 per head from last week.
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National Direct Feeder Pig Report
USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
Livestock, Poultry and Grain Market News
Fri Apr 2, 2021
Compared to last week: Early weaned pigs 2.00 per head lower. All feeder pigs 3.00 per head higher. Demand moderate for light to moderate offerings. Receipts include 50% formulated prices.
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