Category: Swine Projections

Swine Feeding Projections – December 4, 2017

December 4, 2017

Swine Feeding Projections – December 4, 2017 Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were up moderately for both weaned and feeder pigs (+$3.78 and +$2.91 per head, respectively). Predicted lean hog values were stronger for May/June marketings (+$1.38/cwt), but slightly softer for March/April marketings (-$0.11/cwt). Feed costs +$0.70-0.80 per head: corn +$0.07/bushel, SBM +$3.75/ton, […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – November 27, 2017

November 28, 2017

Swine Feeding Projections – November 27, 2017 Changes over the past two weeks: Open-market purchase prices were up sharply for both weaned and feeder pigs (+$9.09 and +$8.80 per head, respectively) Predicted lean hog values were stronger for both April/May and March/April marketings (+$2.45 and +$1.09/cwt, respectively). Feed costs +$0.60-0.70 per head: corn +$0.01/bushel, SBM […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – November 13, 2017

November 13, 2017

November 13, 2017 Hog Feeding Projections Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were up slightly for both weaned and feeder pigs (+$0.69 and +$1.34 per head, respectively) Predicted lean hog values were softer for both April/May and February/March marketings (-$0.51 and -$1.40/cwt, respectively). Feed costs -$0.40-0.50 per head: corn -$0.07/bushel, SBM +$1.00/ton, DDGS +$1.25/ton, […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – November 6, 2017

November 6, 2017

Swine Feeding Projections – November 6, 2017 Changes week over week: • Open-market purchase prices were stronger for both weaned and feeder pigs (+$4.18 and +$3.52 per head, respectively) • Predicted lean hog values were up modestly for April/May (+$2.26/cwt), but softer for February/March marketings (-$1.20/cwt). • Feed costs +$0.40 per head: corn +$0.01/bushel, SBM […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – October 30, 2017

November 2, 2017

Swine Feeding Projections – October 30, 2017 Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were stronger for both weaned and feeder pigs (+$2.84 and +$2.48 per head, respectively) Predicted lean hog values were up moderately for both March/April (+$2.98/cwt) and February/March marketings (+$3.08/cwt). Feed costs +$0.50 per head: corn -$0.04/bushel, SBM +$2.50/ton, DDGS +$3.25/ton, lysine […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017 Hog Feeding Projections Swine Feeding Projections changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were stronger for both weaned and feeder pigs (+$3.55 and +$4.64 per head, respectively) Predicted lean hog values were up moderately for both March/April (+$2.26/cwt) and February/March marketings (+$1.62/cwt). Feed costs +$0.20-0.50 per head: corn +$0.05/bushel, SBM -$9.50/ton, DDGS […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – October 9, 2017

October 11, 2017

October 9, 2017 Hog Feeding Projections Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were stronger for both weaned and feeder pigs (+$4.02 and +$0.66 per head, respectively) Predicted lean hog values were up modestly for March/April marketings (+$1.98/cwt) and sharply stronger for January/February marketings (+$5.66/cwt). Feed costs -$0.20-0.30 per head: corn -$0.04/bushel, SBM -$0.50/ton, DDGS […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – September 25th, 2017

September 28, 2017

September 25, 2017 Hog Feeding Projections Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were stronger for both weaned and feeder pigs (+$1.16 and +$1.97 per head, respectively) Predicted lean hog values were down slightly for February/March marketings (-$0.52/cwt) and flat for January marketings (+$0.03/cwt). Feed costs +$0.40-0.50 per head: corn +$0.03/bushel, SBM +$5.50/ton, DDGS +$1.25/ton, […]

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Swine Projections

September 14, 2017

Form-A-Feed provides monthly swine feeding projections to keep you in tune with the ever-changing market conditions and how these changes come together to affect profitability.  We have developed a profit analysis program called Results Driven Solutions (RDS) to assess customer profitability given a set of costs, production parameters, and market prices.  We have used this […]

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