Category: Swine Projections

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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Swine Feeding Projections – January 15, 2018

January 15, 2018

January 15, 2018 Hog Feeding Projections Changes over the previous two weeks: Open-market purchase prices were stronger for both weaned and feeder pigs (+$7.51 and +$5.01 per head, respectively). Predicted lean hog values were up modestly for both June/July and April/May marketings (+$0.78 and +$1.52/cwt, respectively) Feed costs +$0.60-0.70 per head: corn +$0.01/bushel, SBM +$2.00/ton, […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – January 1, 2018

January 3, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections – January 1, 2018 Changes week over week: • Open-market purchase prices held relatively steady for both weaned and feeder pigs (+$0.23 and -$0.45 per head, respectively). • Predicted lean hog values were up slightly for both June/July and April/May marketings (+$0.57 and +$0.15/cwt, respectively) • Feed costs +$0.10-0.25 per head: corn […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – December 26, 2017

December 26, 2017

Swine Feeding Projections – December 26, 2017 Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were up moderately for both weaned and feeder pigs (+$3.94 and +$4.27 per head, respectively). Predicted lean hog values were stronger for both May/June and April/May marketings (+$1.78 and +$4.35/cwt, respectively) Feed costs +$0.60-0.70 per head: corn +$0.08/bushel, SBM -$5.50/ton, DDGS […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – December 18, 2017

December 18, 2017

Swine Feeding Projections – December 18, 2017 Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were up significantly for both weaned and feeder pigs (+$6.16 and +$4.53 per head, respectively). Predicted lean hog values were slightly stronger for both May/June and April/May marketings (+$0.85 and +$0.78/cwt, respectively) Feed costs +$0.40-0.60 per head: corn +$0.03/bushel, SBM -$6.75/ton, […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017

Swine Feeding Projections – December 11, 2017 Changes week over week: Open-market purchase prices were up modestly for both weaned and feeder pigs (+$1.56 and +$2.01 per head, respectively). Predicted lean hog values were stronger for May/June marketings (+$1.31/cwt), but slightly softer for March/April marketings (-$0.30/cwt) for the second consecutive week. Feed costs -$0.70-0.90 per […]

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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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