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Cash Steer Prices Expected to Jump Higher  By Dennis Smith  312-242-7905  708-519-0678 Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday April 6, 2021 LEAN HOGS: Cash will be called higher for today as packers get back to business after a long holiday disruption. I anticipate all packers to...
he tech service team works to challenge current production protocols, evaluate new ideas and technology, and provide real data to make decisions. Utilizing actual sow farms, we can conduct large scale field research trials in actual production conditions. This...
We know that having some straw in the pen with growing pigs can reduce the incidence and severity of tail biting. Certainly the pigs will manipulate the straw and this will satisfy some behavioural needs. People wonder if the...
Weekly Pork Export Sales Reach a Marketing Year High By Dennis Smith  312-242-7905  708-519-0678 Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday April 1, 2021 LEAN HOGS: Hedge selling pounded the summer hogs early yesterday but prices came back strongly with the June down 70 but 140 off...
By Dennis Smith  312-242-7905  708-519-0678  Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle  Tuesday March 30, 2021  LEAN HOGS:   How quickly some people forget. All of the analysts predicted a kept for market hog inventory even with last year. They seemed to have totally forgotten what occurred a...
Congenital tremor or "Shaky Pig" was identified in Canada in the 1950's. The exact cause of  Congenital Tremor Type AII remained a bit of a mystery for some time but was thought to be some sort of viral infection. Recently,  Next...
Highlights: China’s cash hog price declines 25% since January amid low pork demand; DCE hog futures is losing steam in a downward market; Government, public firms and private surveys depict a vastly different hog market; China’s impact on US...
By Dennis Smith  312-242-7905  708-519-0678 Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday March 25, 2021 LEAN HOGS: Open interest continues to pour into lean hog futures. Total OI yesterday increased by 2,220 cars. This is bullish. Cash tops yesterday were confirmed at $98 and...
If there is one term I am most frustrated with hearing people say, it is Factory Farms. Why? You may find this a little crazy coming from a hog farmer, but I really don’t know what a factory farm...
Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday March 18, 2021 LEAN HOGS: Weekly pork export sales were solid at 39,700 MT, up 5% from the 4-week average. The largest buyers were Mexico, China and Japan. Shipments were stellar at 40,600 MT, also up...
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