Hogs Marginally Lower on Friday
BRUG - Fri May 17, 12:30PM CDT

Lean Hog futures are steady to 50 cents lower in most contracts on Friday. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 53 cents from the previous day @ $84.21 on May 15. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was up 14 cents at $86.27 on Friday morning. The national average base hog was 63 cents lower on Friday, at an average weighted price of $80.45. Estimated weekly FI hog slaughter was 1.845 million head for the WTD through Thursday. That was 48,000 head below the previous week but 25,000 above the same week last year.

Jun 19 Hogs are at $91.850, down $0.375,

Jul 19 Hogs are at $92.150, down $0.250

Aug 19 Hogs are at $93.250, down $0.050

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