Lean Hogs Market News and Commentary
BRUG - Mon Apr 22, 7:31AM CDT

Lean Hog futures were mixed on Thursday and closed on Friday. May was up $1.27 and broke the $90 mark. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 40 cents from the previous day @ $80.24 on April 16. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was $87.64 in the Friday PM report, down 21 cents. The national average base hog was $80.86, up $2.93. Estimated weekly FI hog slaughter was 2.380 million head through Saturday, down 4,000 from the previous week and 41,000 below last year due to smaller Friday and Saturday kills. --provided by Brugler Marketing & Management




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