Pork Checkoff Data from Pork Checkoff Marketline
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Data from Pork Checkoff Marketline  August 16, 2017                 Wednesday

PORK PRODUCT PRICES          CHANGE      AVERAGE
 Carcass, Prior Day          -2.36       $ 91.73             PRIOR DAY PURCHASED
 Loins, Prior Day            -1.90       $ 81.29             Price per cwt. Carcass
 Hams, Prior Day             +0.30       $ 66.23              Eastern Cornbelt     $ 76.27
 Bellies, Prior Day         -15.89       $180.59              Western Cornbelt     $ 77.50
                                                              IA/MINN              $ 77.50
SOW PRICES per CWT Live                                       National Carcass     $ 77.06
 400-449#, Prior Day         -0.02       $ 70.70
 450-499#, Prior Day         -0.61       $ 74.55             Price per cwt. Live
 500-549#, Prior Day         -0.27       $ 76.41              Eastern Cornbelt     $ 58.85
                                                              Western Cornbelt     $ 60.57
LIVE HOG PRICES                          PRACTICAL TOP        IA/MINN              $ 60.97
 Zumbrota                        S       $ 50.00              National Carcass     $ 60.29
 Red Oak                       N/A       $   N/A
 Missouri                    -1.50       $ 53.25
 Illinois                        S       $ 55.00

CARCASS PRICES wt'd avg base price       AVERAGE
 Eastern Cornbelt              N/A       $   N/A
 Western Cornbelt            +0.07       $ 77.44
 IA/MINN                     +0.07       $ 77.44
 National                    -0.49       $ 76.19

BOXED BEEF CUTOUT
 Choice 600-900#             -0.53       $198.59

FUTURES MARKETS
                 Month     CME Change     CME Price
       Hogs:    Oct 17          -1.75       $ 68.78
                Dec 17          -1.23       $ 63.48              Cattle:  Lower
                Feb 18          -0.82       $ 67.70

SLAUGHTER (000's)
                 Today    Last Week    % Chg Week Ago    Last Year    % Chg Year Ago
 Daily            446        446              S             435            +2.5
 Week to Date    1338       1266           +5.7            1296            +3.2

IA/So Minn Avg          Last Week     Week Earlier     Year Ago
                          276.6          275.5          274.6

TOMORROW'S TREND - Steady to $1 Lower

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