Wednesday Hogs Finished Mixed
BRUG - Wed Dec 11, 4:37PM CST

Lean hog futures finished mixed, showing 20 cent losses, as well as 17 cent gains. The last trading day is Friday for December hogs, which stayed 17 cents higher since a midday gain of 20 cents. The 12/09 CME Lean Hog Index was at $58.47, after a 35-cent recovery. USDA’s pork carcass cutout value was 7 cents higher, with the primal cuts showing mixed movements on the day. USDA’s national average base hog price for 12/11 was $0.21 higher at $47.79. USDA estimated FI hog slaughter through the week to be 1.474 million head, which is 12,000 head behind last week’s pace.

Dec 19 Hogs are at $60.650, up $0.175,

Feb 20 Hogs are at $67.775, down $0.200

Apr 20 Hogs are at $74.375, up $0.175

---provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

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