Category: Swine Projections

Swine Feeding Projections – April 16, 2018

April 15, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections – April 16, 2018 Changes over the previous two weeks: Open-market purchase prices were down slightly for both weaned and feeder pigs (-$0.88 and -$0.89/head, respectively) Significant gains in predicted lean hog values for both the September/October and August markets (+$4.05 and +$6.05/cwt, respectively). Feed costs +$0.50-0.60 per head: corn +$0.03/bushel, SBM […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – April 9, 2018

April 9, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections – April 9, 2018 Changes over the previous two weeks: Open-market purchase prices were down moderately for both weaned and feeder pigs (-$7.61 and -$4.31/head, respectively) Slight to substantial losses in predicted lean hog values for both the September/October and July/August markets (-$0.82 and -$3.50/cwt, respectively). Feed costs +$0.40-0.45 per head: corn […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – April 2, 2018

April 2, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections – April 2, 2018 Changes over the previous two weeks: Open-market purchase prices were down modestly for both weaned and feeder pigs (-$2.16 and -$1.14/head, respectively) Modest gains in predicted lean hog values for both the August/September and July/August markets (+$1.00 and +$2.05/cwt, respectively). Feed costs +$1.35-1.45 per head: corn +$0.16/bushel, SBM […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – March 26, 2018

March 29, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections – March 26, 2018 Changes over the previous two weeks: Open-market purchase prices were down sharply for both weaned and feeder pigs (-$6.43 and -$12.95/head, respectively) Predicted lean hog values were down sharply for weaned pigs placed this week all are now projected to market beyond August (-$9.85/cwt). July marketings also fell, […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – March 12, 2018

March 12, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections – March 12, 2018 Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were down sharply for weaned pigs (-$11.00/head) while feeder pig prices fell just slightly (-$1.02/head). Predicted lean hog values were down sharply for weaned pigs placed this week as a portion will now market beyond the August market (-$6.78/cwt). July marketings […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – March 5, 2018

March 6, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections – March 5, 2018 Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were down moderately for weaned pigs (-$5.75/head) while feeder pig prices continued upward (+$2.67/head). Predicted lean hog values were down modestly for both August and June/July marketings (-$2.46 and -$1.93/cwt, respectively). Feed costs +$0.30-0.40 per head: corn +$0.01/bushel, SBM +$9.00/ton, DDGS […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – February 26, 2018

February 26, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections – February 26, 2018 Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were down modestly for weaned pigs (-$2.12/head) while feeder pig prices continued upward (+$1.87/head). Predicted lean hog values were up nicely for both July/August and June/July marketings (+$2.94 and +$3.74/cwt, respectively). Feed costs +$0.50-0.60 per head: corn +$0.03/bushel, SBM +$8.00/ton, DDGS […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – February 19, 2018

February 20, 2018

February 19, 2018 Hog Feeding Projections Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were down moderately for weaned pigs (-$4.08/head) while feeder pig prices finally rebounded modestly after falling the previous week (+$1.38/head). Predicted lean hog values were up nicely for both July/August and June/July marketings (+$2.01 and +$1.41/cwt, respectively). Feed costs +$1.00-1.50 per head: […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – February 12, 2018

February 12, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections – February 12, 2018 Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were up slightly for weaned pigs (+$0.67/head) while feeder pig prices finally stopped their upward climb and fell significantly (-$6.00/head). Predicted lean hog values were down substantially for both July/August and May/June marketings (-$4.51 and -$4.25/cwt, respectively). Feed costs +$0.50-0.60 per […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – February 5, 2018

February 5, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections – February 5, 2018 Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were up slightly for weaned pigs (+$0.36/head) while feeder pig prices continued their strong upward trend (+$2.32/head). Predicted lean hog values were up modestly for both July/August and May/June marketings (+$0.32 and +$1.20/cwt, respectively). Feed costs virtually unchanged per head: corn […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – January 29, 2018

January 29, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections – January 29, 2018 Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were weaker for weaned pigs (-$1.77/head), but feeder pig prices continued their upward trend (+$1.30/head). Predicted lean hog values were down modestly for both July and May/June marketings (-$1.31 and -$1.49/cwt, respectively). Feed costs up sharply at +$1.60-1.70 per head: corn […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – January 22, 2018

January 22, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections – January 22, 2018 Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were weaker for weaned pigs (-$1.88/head), but feeder pig prices continued their upward trend (+$2.79/head). Predicted lean hog values were up moderately for both June/July and May/June marketings (+$1.20 and +$3.23/cwt, respectively) Feed costs up sharply at +$1.20 per head: corn […]

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