Weekly National Direct Swine Report (Mon)
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Des Moines, Iowa                 Mon, Apr 16, 2018              USDA Market News

WEEKLY NATIONAL DIRECT SWINE REPORT
For Week Ending Saturday, April 14, 2018

WEEKLY VOLUME and PERCENTAGES OF BARROWS & GILTS BY PURCHASE TYPE
FROM PRIOR DAY SLAUGHTERED SWINE REPORTS (Live and Carcass Basis)
                                                                             YTD
PRODUCER SOLD:                           Head Count        Percent       Percent
NEGOTIATED                                   52,362          2.38%         2.32%
OTHER MARKET FORMULA (FUTURES/OPTIONS)      188,630          8.59%        11.85%
SWINE OR PORK MARKET FORMULA                688,602         31.36%        31.24%
OTHER PURCHASE ARRANGEMENT                  514,053         23.41%        21.04%
NEGOTIATED FORMULA                            7,561          0.34%         0.34%
PACKER SOLD (ALL PURCHASE TYPES)             48,733          2.22%         2.41%
PACKER OWNED                                695,595         31.68%        30.79%
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WEEKLY VOLUME & WEIGHTED AVERAGE PRICES OF BARROWS & GILTS
FROM PRIOR DAY PURCHASED SWINE REPORTS (Includes Packer Sold)

                                NATIONAL        IOWA        WESTERN      EASTERN
                                             MINNESOTA     CORNBELT     CORNBELT
Negotiated (Carcass)
     Head Count                   41,642       26,362        27,377       14,265
     Wtd Avg                      $47.69       $48.45        $48.40       $46.34
Other Market Formula (Futures/Options) (Carcass)
     Head Count                  164,746       82,887       109,406       55,340
     Wtd Avg                      $57.57       $57.51        $56.72       $59.25
Swine/Pork Market Formula (Carcass)
     Head Count                  692,881      433,542       500,334      180,227
     Wtd Avg                      $51.31       $51.46        $51.50       $50.80
Other Purchase Arrangement (Carcass)
     Head Count                  584,189      361,807       409,037      173,762
     Wtd Avg                      $61.68       $62.27        $61.81       $61.45
Negotiated Formula (Carcass)
     Head Count                      667           25            25          642
     Wtd Avg                           *            *             *            *
Negotiated Combined (Carcass)
     Head Count                   42,309       26,387        27,402       14,907
     Wtd Avg                           *            *             *            *
Negotiated (Live)
     Head Count                    8,838        2,419         3,407        5,281
     Wtd Avg                      $37.34       $38.01        $38.11       $37.09
Negotiated Formula (Live)
     Head Count                    7,922        3,363         3,363        4,331
     Wtd Avg                           *            *             *            *
Negotiated Combined (Live)
     Head Count                   16,760        5,782         6,770        9,612
     Wtd Avg                           *            *             *            *
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WEEKLY VOLUME & WEIGHTED AVERAGE PRICES OF NEGOTIATED SOWS
FROM PRIOR DAY PURCHASED SWINE REPORTS

              NATIONAL             IOWA            WESTERN           EASTERN
                                MINNESOTA         CORNBELT          CORNBELT

Weight   Head   Avg         Head   Avg        Head   Avg         Head  Avg
Range    Count  Wgt  Price  Count  Wgt Price  Count  Wgt Price   Count Wgt  Price
300-399   5,845 371  35.32   2,625 371 35.76   4,133 372 34.76   1,237 368  36.46
400-449   6,073 425  35.23   2,467 426 34.70   3,803 425 34.76   1,365 425  35.90
450-499   8,035 475  37.85   2,361 475 38.03   3,496 475 37.53   2,807 472  38.19
500-549   7,641 523  39.92   1,930 523 39.92   2,803 523 39.70   3,349 522  40.49
550/up    4,286 585  40.89   1,335 586 41.44   1,974 587 41.27     867 581  42.41
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STATE OF ORIGIN


                  B & G     SOW    BOAR                    B & G    SOW     BOAR
Alabama              671      0       0 Arkansas               0    940        0
California           200      0       0 Canada             1,799  7,381      627
Colorado               0     85       0 Georgia            1,736     98        0
Iowa             690,007  8,335   2,529 Illinois         115,105  5,253       90
Indiana          103,670  1,506      25 Kansas            14,700    189        0
Kentucky           9,900     50       0 Maryland             157      0        0
Michigan          43,854  1,009       0 Minnesota        232,082  4,606      360
Missouri          19,344  2,614     131 Mississippi          886    115        0
Montana            2,150      0       0 N Carolina        76,669  3,444       17
N Dakota             833      0       0 Nebraska          83,764  4,089      476
New York             348      0       0 Ohio              89,495    884        0
Oklahoma          12,760  1,989     429 Pennsylvania      18,385    972        2
S Carolina         1,750      0       0 S Dakota          40,252    765      353
Tennessee          3,169     66      25 Texas                  0    226        0
Utah               1,363      0       0 Virginia              25      0        0
Wisconsin          4,321    702      98
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* Price not reported due to confidentiality. For more information visit:
www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/ConfidentialityGuidelines.pdf

Source:    USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, Des Moines, IA
           515-284-4460      email:  desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
           24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
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