Cash hog prices were higher this week, but the cutout value was lower. Friday morning's pork cutout value was $78.73/cwt FOB the plants. That is down $3.04 from the week before and down 32 cents from a year ago. This mo
The slight rise in weights in this data set is pretty typical for the late winter period and a plateauing of weights can be expected for another four to six weeks before it begins the seasonal decline.