BEEF bits

Apr 2, 2010
USDA’s quarterly Hogs and Pigs survey, which was released last month, caught the industry off guard, showing a sharp decline in the breeding herd and the number of animals kept for feeding. The report helped to boost hog contracts on the CME last week, which also translated into sharply higher prices being paid for live cattle contracts.

You must Sign In or Register to access this content

Not a subscriber yet? Try WLJ free for 30 days!

Register to read WLJ's digital edition and enjoy unlimited access to the news source more livestock producers depend on.

Click here to begin your free 30 day trial subscription.

Current Users

Forget your password?

Current WLJ subscribers: Log in using your six-digit customer number, which you will find printed above your name on the mailing label of your weekly journal. Use the password wlj123, then go to the profile page to customize your password and log in as you wish.