Large Summer Hog Slaughter May Bode Ill for Autumn Prices

Posted on 03/09/2017 10:21 AM
USDA's June Hogs & Pigs Report pegged the U.S. swine population at a midyear record of 68.381 million head, up about 2% from last year. As usual, the number of animals in the various categories on the report held general implications for the forthcoming slaughter hog supply. The June 1 population of heavyweight hogs (180 lbs. and o...