Swine Projections – April 6, 2020

Posted: April 6, 2020 | Written By: Derek Wulf, Form-A-Feed Nutrition and Production Specialist

Swine Feeding Projection 4.6.2020

Changes week over week:

  • Open-market value of weaned pigs was down $6 to $10.23 and feeder pigs were not reported due to insufficient volume so we will use the previous weeks reported price for projections this week.
  • Carcass prices for the marketing window of pigs placed this week continued to slip and are at $53.73 /cwt with marketing in September.
  • Open corn price for the feeding period is $3.18 /bu.
  • SBM price for the week is $306 per ton.
  • DDGs price for the feeding period is at $185 /ton.
  • Open-market weaned pig profitability is showing a loss of $6.21 per head based on purchasing a cash traded weaned pig.
  • Feeder pig profitability is showing a loss of $19.17 per head based on purchasing a cash traded feeder pig.