Swine Feeding Projections – April 15, 2019

Posted: April 17, 2019

newly weaned pigs

Changes week over week:

  • Open-market value of weaned pigs and feeder pigs were up $4 per head with good demand
  • Lean hog prices were higher across all months by over $3 per cwt.
  • Open corn and SBM prices for the feeding period were steady with no change
  • A weaned pig purchased on the open market is showing a profit of $14 per head based on marketing into the October futures.
  • Feeder pig profitability is showing a loss of $2 per head based on rising pig cost