Swine Feeding Projections – January 28, 2019

Posted: January 28, 2019

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Swine Feeding Projections – January 28, 2019

Changes week over week:

  • Open-market value of weaned pigs were steady at $60.96 per head and feeder pigs were up by $1 per head on light receipts.
  • Carcass prices were down for the week by $1.50 /cwt
  • Open corn prices for the feeding period were unchanged
  • SBM price for the week was down by $3 per ton
  • DDG’s continue to move lower and were down by $10 per ton for the week
  • Open-market weaned pig profitability is showing a loss of $14 per head based on purchasing a cash traded weaned pig.
  • Feeder pig profitability is also showing a loss of $8.50 per head based on purchasing a cash traded feeder pig.