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Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services Commentary, June 15, 2017

  Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle LEAN HOGS Cash was powerful strong yesterday, quoted up $2.00 to $3.00. Packers are behaving aggressively and they work to secure animals and preserve market share. The latest index stands at 8210 and moving higher. The cutout was up only .10 but that does not really tell the story.

Daryl Timmerman Commentary from AgStar, Benchmarking for Continuous Improvement, June 13 2017

    Volatility in the swine industry continues. Even so, the continued growth of the U.S. sow herd is evidence of ongoing optimism in our industry. Surely there will be growing pains experienced as producers and processors look for ways to take advantage of the 10 percent slaughter capacity increase that will be brought online

Dennis Smith Commentary from Archer Financial, Large Volume Trade in Feeder Cattle, June 8 2017

  LEAN HOGS Hogs traded in a narrow range yesterday and watching the screen it appeared to be a light volume back and fill session. However, the CME reports that it was a large volume session of just over 57,000 contracts with open interest edging down less than 1,000 cars. Futures, indeed, appear to be

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S Summer Lean Hog Contracts Reach New Highs, May 29th 2017

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   May 29, 2017 U.S Summer Lean Hog Contracts Reach New Highs     The bullish run of summer Lean Hog Contracts continued last week with the CME Friday close reaching new life of contract highs.  June 81.85, July 81.900, August 81.300.  On April 21 just over a

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, May 23rd 2017

Cold Storage Confirms Record Small Belly Stocks Going into Summer   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday May 23, 2017   LEAN HOGS The cold storage was nothing exciting but the report does confirm that demand for pork over the last year has been excellent if not record high. While there were 13.5 million

Mike Brumm Commentary, Canadian vs US sow herd productivity, May 10th 2017

A few weeks ago I reviewed the MetaFarms 2016 wean-finish growth data. Today I want to take a look at MetaFarms comparison of Canadian vs US sow herd productivity for 2016. The MetaFarms sow performance data for 2016 is based on data for 613.8 thousand females (10.3% of the June 1, 2016 USDA estimated breeding

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Futures Show Some Life! May 2nd 2017

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics In the last week U.S summer lean hog futures have jumped 6¢ lb. or about $12.00 a head.  Its great to see some life in the hog market after watching it sink continually for the last few weeks.  Current Lean Cash hog price in the 50’s means most

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, April 25th 2017

Hams Experience Largest Drawdown in Over Twenty Years   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday April 25, 2017   LEAN HOGS Cash was actually quoted up .50 in the late report yesterday which is a vast departure from the last 22 business days (the last month). Still, the weekly kill is projected to be

Mike Brumm Commentary, 2016 pig performance summary

This past weekend MetaFarms released their performance summaries for the 2016 production year. For those unfamiliar with MetaFarms, this a private production record company based in Burnsville, MN. Data in their system comes from production facilities in the United States (primarily upper Midwest region) and Canada. In 2016, the performance data came from 15.0 million

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, April 11th 2017

Show List is Larger; Does It Matter?   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday April 11, 2017   LEAN HOGS Hog futures closed higher yesterday on decent volume of 27,500 with open interest edging higher by 850 cars. It takes a close above 7450 to give the June hogs the look of a bottom.

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