Lean Hog Futures are Mixed with Deliveries
cmdtyNewswires - Wed Dec 11, 12:18PM CST

Lean hog futures are lower after Tuesday gains of $1.12 to $1.25. The last trading day is Friday for December hogs, which were 20 cents higher at midday. The 12/09 CME Lean Hog Index was at $58.47, after a 35-cent recovery. USDA’s pork carcass cutout value was 51 cents higher, with the primal cuts showing mixed movements. USDA’s national average base hog price for 12/11 was another 12 cents lower at $47.46. Tuesday added 494,000 head to the USDA estimated hog slaughter, pushing the weekly total to 985,000 head, following a 5,000 head reduction from Monday’s estimate.

Dec 19 Hogs are at $60.675, up $0.200,

Feb 20 Hogs are at $67.650, down $0.325

Apr 20 Hogs are at $74.150, down $0.050

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