Lean Hog Market Still Fighting Record 4Q Slaughter Runs
BRUG - Fri Nov 29, 7:26AM CST

Lean hog futures finished 15 cents to 72 cents lower on Wednesday. The 11/25 CME Lean Hog Index was $57.88 after a 30 cent decrease. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was again lower, at $79.80 following a $2.28 drop. The pork belly primals were marked at $94.87, after a $14.57 per hundredweight drop. USDA’s national average base hog price for 11/27 was $42.80, for a 35 cent gain. USDA estimates FI hog slaughter for the shortened week to be 1.465 million head through Wednesday.

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