Swine Feeding Projections – February 28, 2020

Posted: February 20, 2020

Swine Feeding Projection 2.18.2020

Changes week over week:

  • The open-market value of weaned pigs was down $5 and feeder pigs were $4 lower this week at $44.89 and $61.14 respectively.
  • Carcass prices for the marketing window of pigs placed this week is $78.02/cwt as we start to shift into the fall marketing window.
  • Open corn price for the feeding period is $3.99 /bu.
  • SBM price for the week is $286 per ton.
  • DDGs price for the feeding period is $158 /ton.
  • Open-market weaned pig profitability is showing a profit of $0.17 per head based on purchasing a cash traded weaned pig.
  • Feeder pig profitability is showing a profit of $11.33 per head based on purchasing a cash traded feeder pig.