Pork Checkoff Data from Pork Checkoff Marketline
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Data from Pork Checkoff Marketline  February 27, 2015                 Friday

PORK PRODUCT PRICES          CHANGE      AVERAGE
 Carcass, Prior Day          +2.09       $ 69.98             PRIOR DAY PURCHASED
 Loins, Prior Day            +0.97       $ 80.95             Price per cwt. Carcass
 Hams, Prior Day             +3.37       $ 58.69              Eastern Cornbelt     $   N/A
 Bellies, Prior Day          +4.73       $ 75.55              Western Cornbelt     $ 66.16
                                                              IA/MINN              $ 66.38
SOW PRICES                                                    National Carcass     $ 64.94
 400-449#, Prior Day         -0.16       $ 32.38
 450-499#, Prior Day         -0.16       $ 36.34             Price per cwt. Live
 500-549#, Prior Day         -0.07       $ 38.65              Eastern Cornbelt     $ 49.93
                                                              Western Cornbelt     $ 51.25
LIVE HOG PRICES                          PRACTICAL TOP        IA/MINN              $ 51.25
 Peoria                          S       $ 38.00              National Carcass     $ 51.05
 Zumbrota                      N/A       $   N/A
 Red Oak                       N/A       $   N/A
 Missouri                    +0.75       $ 48.25

CARCASS PRICES wt'd avg base price       AVERAGE
 Eastern Cornbelt              N/A       $   N/A
 Western Cornbelt            -1.79       $ 64.72
 IA/MINN                     -1.88       $ 64.72
 National                      N/A       $   N/A

BOXED BEEF CUTOUT
 Choice 600-900#             +0.32       $247.84

FUTURES MARKETS
                 Month     CME Change     CME Price
       Hogs:    APR 15          +0.32       $ 67.47
                MAY 15          +0.60       $ 79.90              Cattle:  mixed
                JUN 15          +0.25       $ 82.87

SLAUGHTER (000's)
                 Today    Last Week    % Chg Week Ago    Last Year    % Chg Year Ago
 Daily            426        423           +0.7             404            +5.4
 Week to Date    2262       2280           -0.8            2142            +5.6

IA/So Minn Avg          Last Week     Week Earlier     Year Ago
                            N/A            N/A            N/A

TOMORROW'S TREND - Steady to $0.50 lower

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