USDA Daily Hog Slaughter; Lean Hog Futures Mixed
Monday's USDA daily hog slaughter was 385,000 head versus a year ago at 398,000 head.
October lean hogs is trading at 50.65, down 0.02 cents /lb. December lean hogs are trading at 42.35, down 0.25 cents/lb. February lean hogs are trading at 49.45, up 0.15 cents/lb. April lean hogs are trading at 57.05, up 0.17 cents/lb.
Lean hog futures traded choppy and on both sides of unchanged Monday. Market talk about demand and supply impacts from the weekend hurricane along the southeast coast kept both buyers and sellers active.
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