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Title: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on August 02, 2009, 08:06:28 AM
Daily Hog Report
Have this report emailed to youBookmark this pageSlaughter Date: Wednesday, July 29th, 2009. (Updated for Wednesday - Friday)
 
Iowa/Minnesota Daily Direct hog prices
Weighted ave. base price (49-50% lean, live equiv)   - US$40.93/cwt
Packer premium for 51-52% lean hog              - US$1.75/cwt
Value of a 250 lb hog (2.5xUS$42.68)   - US$106.69/hog
                               
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price Calculation:
U.S. dollar   - 1.0889
Value of a 250 lb hog in Canadian dollars   - C$116.18/hog
     
Manitoba Index of a 51-52% lean hog (est.)   - 110
Average carcass weight of 250 lb hog (est.)     - 200 lb
 
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price for hogs f.o.b. Iowa plant:
Index 100 (dressed, excl. freight/fees*/shrink)    C$52.81/cwt OR
    - C$116.42/100Kg
 
* Est. freight/fees Wpg. To Sioux Falls, S.D.   - C$9.50/100kg
Equivalent price last week, July 22nd           - C$124.69/100kg
Average price: week of July 20th – 24th       - C$124.83/100kg
 
 

Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on August 07, 2009, 08:44:17 AM
Daily Hog Report
Have this report emailed to youBookmark this pageSlaughter Date: Wednesday, August 5th, 2009. 
 
Iowa/Minnesota Daily Direct hog prices
Weighted ave. base price (49-50% lean, live equiv)   - US$37.46/cwt
Packer premium for 51-52% lean hog              - US$1.75/cwt
Value of a 250 lb hog (2.5xUS$39.21)   - US$98.03/hog
                               
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price Calculation:
U.S. dollar   - 1.0720
Value of a 250 lb hog in Canadian dollars   - C$105.09/hog
     
Manitoba Index of a 51-52% lean hog (est.)   - 110
Average carcass weight of 250 lb hog (est.)     - 200 lb
 
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price for hogs f.o.b. Iowa plant:
Index 100 (dressed, excl. freight/fees*/shrink)    C$47.77/cwt OR
    - C$105.31/100Kg
 
* Est. freight/fees Wpg. To Sioux Falls, S.D.   - C$9.50/100kg
Equivalent price last week, July 29th          - C$116.42/100kg
Average price: week of July 27th – 31st       - C$116.15/100kg
 
 

Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on August 09, 2009, 07:04:46 AM
Slaughter Date: Thursday, August 6th, 2009. (Updated for Thursday and Friday)
 
Iowa/Minnesota Daily Direct hog prices
Weighted ave. base price (49-50% lean, live equiv)   - US$37.21/cwt
Packer premium for 51-52% lean hog              - US$1.75/cwt
Value of a 250 lb hog (2.5xUS$38.96)   - US$97.39/hog
                               
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price Calculation:
U.S. dollar   - 1.0759
Value of a 250 lb hog in Canadian dollars   - C$104.79/hog
     
Manitoba Index of a 51-52% lean hog (est.)   - 110
Average carcass weight of 250 lb hog (est.)     - 200 lb
 
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price for hogs f.o.b. Iowa plant:
Index 100 (dressed, excl. freight/fees*/shrink)    C$47.63/cwt OR
    - C$105.00/100Kg
 
* Est. freight/fees Wpg. To Sioux Falls, S.D.   - C$9.50/100kg
Equivalent price last week, July 30th          - C$113.82/100kg
Average price: week of August 3rd – 7th       - C$105.83/100kg
 
 
Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on August 13, 2009, 08:32:32 AM
Slaughter Date: Tuesday, August 11th, 2009. 
 
Iowa/Minnesota Daily Direct hog prices
Weighted ave. base price (49-50% lean, live equiv)   - US$34.16/cwt
Packer premium for 51-52% lean hog              - US$1.75/cwt
Value of a 250 lb hog (2.5xUS$35.91)   - US$89.78/hog
                               
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price Calculation:
U.S. dollar   - 1.0988
Value of a 250 lb hog in Canadian dollars   - C$98.65/hog
     
Manitoba Index of a 51-52% lean hog (est.)   - 110
Average carcass weight of 250 lb hog (est.)     - 200 lb
 
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price for hogs f.o.b. Iowa plant:
Index 100 (dressed, excl. freight/fees*/shrink)    C$44.84/cwt OR
    - C$98.86/100Kg
 
* Est. freight/fees Wpg. To Sioux Falls, S.D.   - C$9.50/100kg
Equivalent price last week, August 4th           - C$106.50/100kg
Average price: week of August 3rd – 7th       - C$105.83/100kg
 
 
Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on August 16, 2009, 07:38:25 AM
Slaughter Date: Wednesday, August 12th, 2009. 
 
Iowa/Minnesota Daily Direct hog prices
Weighted ave. base price (49-50% lean, live equiv)   - US$33.99/cwt
Packer premium for 51-52% lean hog              - US$1.75/cwt
Value of a 250 lb hog (2.5xUS$35.74)   - US$89.35/hog
                               
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price Calculation:
U.S. dollar   - 1.0875
Value of a 250 lb hog in Canadian dollars   - C$97.17/hog
     
Manitoba Index of a 51-52% lean hog (est.)   - 110
Average carcass weight of 250 lb hog (est.)     - 200 lb
 
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price for hogs f.o.b. Iowa plant:
Index 100 (dressed, excl. freight/fees*/shrink)    C$44.17/cwt OR
    - C$97.37/100Kg
 
* Est. freight/fees Wpg. To Sioux Falls, S.D.   - C$9.50/100kg
Equivalent price last week, August 5th           - C$105.31/100kg
Average price: week of August 3rd – 7th       - C$105.83/100kg
 
 
Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on August 25, 2009, 12:16:58 PM
Slaughter Date:  Friday, August 21st, 2009. 
 
Iowa/Minnesota Daily Direct hog prices
Weighted ave. base price (49-50% lean, live equiv)   - US$34.77/cwt
Packer premium for 51-52% lean hog              - US$1.75/cwt
Value of a 250 lb hog (2.5xUS$36.52)   - US$91.30/hog
                               
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price Calculation:
U.S. dollar   - 1.0799
Value of a 250 lb hog in Canadian dollars   - C$98.59/hog
     
Manitoba Index of a 51-52% lean hog (est.)   - 110
Average carcass weight of 250 lb hog (est.)     - 200 lb
 
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price for hogs f.o.b. Iowa plant:
Index 100 (dressed, excl. freight/fees*/shrink)    C$44.82/cwt OR
    - C$98.80/100Kg
 
* Est. freight/fees Wpg. To Sioux Falls, S.D.   - C$9.50/100kg
Equivalent price last week, August 14th           - C$100.23/100kg
Average price: week of August 17th – 21st       - C$101.11/100kg
 
 
Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on August 29, 2009, 07:59:06 AM
Daily Hog Report  Wednesday, August 26th, 2009. (Updated for Wednesday and Thursday)
 
Iowa/Minnesota Daily Direct hog prices
Weighted ave. base price (49-50% lean, live equiv)   - US$34.05/cwt
Packer premium for 51-52% lean hog              - US$1.75/cwt
Value of a 250 lb hog (2.5xUS$35.80)   - US$89.50/hog
                               
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price Calculation:
U.S. dollar   - 1.0991
Value of a 250 lb hog in Canadian dollars   - C$98.37/hog
     
Manitoba Index of a 51-52% lean hog (est.)   - 110
Average carcass weight of 250 lb hog (est.)     - 200 lb
 
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price for hogs f.o.b. Iowa plant:
Index 100 (dressed, excl. freight/fees*/shrink)    C$44.71/cwt OR
    - C$98.57/100Kg
 
* Est. freight/fees Wpg. To Sioux Falls, S.D.   - C$9.50/100kg
Equivalent price last week, August 19th           - C$101.96/100kg
Average price: week of August 17th – 21st       - C$101.11/100kg
 
 

Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on September 02, 2009, 07:39:55 AM
Slaughter Date: Tuesday, September 1st, 2009. 
 
Iowa/Minnesota Daily Direct hog prices
Weighted ave. base price (49-50% lean, live equiv)   - US$37.10/cwt
Packer premium for 51-52% lean hog              - US$1.75/cwt
Value of a 250 lb hog (2.5xUS$38.85)   - US$97.11/hog
                               
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price Calculation:
U.S. dollar   - 1.1031
Value of a 250 lb hog in Canadian dollars   - C$107.12/hog
     
Manitoba Index of a 51-52% lean hog (est.)   - 110
Average carcass weight of 250 lb hog (est.)     - 200 lb
 
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price for hogs f.o.b. Iowa plant:
Index 100 (dressed, excl. freight/fees*/shrink)    C$48.69/cwt OR
    - C$107.35/100Kg
 
* Est. freight/fees Wpg. To Sioux Falls, S.D.   - C$9.50/100kg
Equivalent price last week, August 25th         - C$97.37/100kg
Average price: week of August 24th – 28th       - C$98.66/100kg
 
 
Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on September 06, 2009, 07:48:04 AM
Slaughter Date: Thursday, September 3rd, 2009. 
 
Iowa/Minnesota Daily Direct hog prices
Weighted ave. base price (49-50% lean, live equiv)   - US$37.12/cwt
Packer premium for 51-52% lean hog              - US$1.75/cwt
Value of a 250 lb hog (2.5xUS$38.87)   - US$97.17/hog
                               
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price Calculation:
U.S. dollar   - 1.1034
Value of a 250 lb hog in Canadian dollars   - C$107.22/hog
     
Manitoba Index of a 51-52% lean hog (est.)   - 110
Average carcass weight of 250 lb hog (est.)     - 200 lb
 
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price for hogs f.o.b. Iowa plant:
Index 100 (dressed, excl. freight/fees*/shrink)    C$48.73/cwt OR
    - C$107.44/100Kg
 
* Est. freight/fees Wpg. To Sioux Falls, S.D.   - C$9.50/100kg
Equivalent price last week, August 27th         - C$98.77/100kg
Average price: week of August 24th – 28th       - C$98.66/100kg
 
 
Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on September 11, 2009, 11:04:29 AM
Slaughter Date: Tuesday, September 7th, 2009. (There will be no report for Monday, September 6th due to the US holiday.)
 
Iowa/Minnesota Daily Direct hog prices
Weighted ave. base price (49-50% lean, live equiv)   - US$37.37/cwt
Packer premium for 51-52% lean hog              - US$1.75/cwt
Value of a 250 lb hog (2.5xUS$39.12)   - US$97.81/hog
                               
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price Calculation:
U.S. dollar   - 1.0764
Value of a 250 lb hog in Canadian dollars   - C$105.28/hog
     
Manitoba Index of a 51-52% lean hog (est.)   - 110
Average carcass weight of 250 lb hog (est.)     - 200 lb
 
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price for hogs f.o.b. Iowa plant:
Index 100 (dressed, excl. freight/fees*/shrink)    C$47.85/cwt OR
    - C$105.50/100Kg
 
* Est. freight/fees Wpg. To Sioux Falls, S.D.   - C$9.50/100kg
Equivalent price last week, September 1st         - C$107.44/100kg
Average price: week of August 31st – Sep. 4th        - C$106.02/100kg
 
 
Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on September 26, 2009, 10:26:09 AM
Daily Hog Report
Slaughter Date: Thursday, September 24th, 2009. 
 
Iowa/Minnesota Daily Direct hog prices
Weighted ave. base price (49-50% lean, live equiv)   - US$36.90/cwt
Packer premium for 51-52% lean hog              - US$1.75/cwt
Value of a 250 lb hog (2.5xUS$38.65)   - US$96.63/hog
                               
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price Calculation:
U.S. dollar   - 1.0869
Value of a 250 lb hog in Canadian dollars   - C$105.02/hog
     
Manitoba Index of a 51-52% lean hog (est.)   - 110
Average carcass weight of 250 lb hog (est.)     - 200 lb
 
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price for hogs f.o.b. Iowa plant:
Index 100 (dressed, excl. freight/fees*/shrink)    C$47.74/cwt OR
    - C$105.24/100Kg
 
* Est. freight/fees Wpg. To Sioux Falls, S.D.   - C$9.50/100kg
Equivalent price last week, September 17th          - C$108.48/100kg   
Average price: week of Sep. 14th – 18th         - C$106.77/100kg
 
 

Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on October 11, 2009, 08:24:08 AM
Daily Hog Report
Have this report emailed to youBookmark this pageSlaughter Date: Tuesday, October 6th, 2009. (Updated for Tuesday and Wednesday)
 
Iowa/Minnesota Daily Direct hog prices
Weighted ave. base price (49-50% lean, live equiv)   - US$36.92/cwt
Packer premium for 51-52% lean hog              - US$1.75/cwt
Value of a 250 lb hog (2.5xUS$38.67)   - US$96.68/hog
                               
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price Calculation:
U.S. dollar   - 1.0619
Value of a 250 lb hog in Canadian dollars   - C$102.67/hog
     
Manitoba Index of a 51-52% lean hog (est.)   - 110
Average carcass weight of 250 lb hog (est.)     - 200 lb
 
Manitoba Equivalent Hog Price for hogs f.o.b. Iowa plant:
Index 100 (dressed, excl. freight/fees*/shrink)    C$46.67/cwt OR
    - C$102.88/100Kg
 
* Est. freight/fees Wpg. To Sioux Falls, S.D.   - C$9.50/100kg
Equivalent price last week, September 29th          - C$104.59/100kg   
Average price: week of Sep. 28th – Oct 2nd         - C$104.35/100kg
 

 
 

Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on July 14, 2010, 05:51:42 AM
LM_HG206
Des Moines, Iowa                Tue, Jul 13, 2010               USDA Market News

IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT AFTERNOON HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGIN
PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Tuesday, July 13, 2010 (As of 1:30 PM)

                          CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPE
                      BARROWS & GILTS LIVE AND CARCASS BASIS

                                      Estimated     Actual     Actual     Actual
                                          Today      Today   Week Ago   Year Ago
Producer Sold
  Negotiated                              6,958      4,055      1,206      4,702
  Other Market Formula                   14,515      9,894     16,480      5,330
  Swine or Pork Market Formula           58,006     40,974     45,448     50,447
  Other Purchase Arrangement             19,147     14,159     39,928     25,828
Packer Sold (all purchase types)         12,212      3,050      2,494      3,168
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 2,930

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 0.40 lower

Base Price Range $70.00 - $75.75, Weighted Average $74.68

Base Price is the price from which no discounts are
subtracted and no premiums are added.
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            IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT NEGOTIATED HOG PURCHASE MATRIX
                               185 lb Carcass Basis
                           (Defined by Muscle and Fat)

                             LOIN AREA/DEPTH (INCHES)

BACK-FAT      4.0/1.4       5.0/1.7       6.0/2.0       7.0/2.3       8.0/2.7
0.4         72.50 78.33   73.50 79.50   74.50 80.57   75.82 82.06   75.82 82.06
0.5         70.00 79.68   72.50 79.68   74.50 79.82   75.50 81.31   75.82 82.81
0.6         70.00 81.81   72.50 81.81   73.50 81.81   74.50 81.81   76.00 82.06
0.7         70.00 81.81   70.00 81.81   72.50 81.81   74.50 81.81   75.50 81.81
0.8         68.00 81.81   70.00 81.81   72.50 81.81   73.50 81.81   75.50 81.81
0.9         68.00 78.02   70.00 78.02   70.00 78.02   72.50 78.33   74.50 79.82
1.0         67.00 78.02   68.00 78.02   70.00 78.02   72.50 78.02   73.50 79.08
1.1         66.00 73.48   68.00 73.48   70.00 74.60   70.00 76.84   72.75 78.33
1.2         66.00 73.48   66.82 73.48   66.82 73.85   69.50 76.09   71.50 77.58
1.4         58.32 70.12   58.32 70.87   58.32 72.36   58.32 73.85   62.25 76.09
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                           CARCASS WEIGHT DIFFERENTIALS

    145#   -30.30 -9.52          175#   -3.73  0.00          205#    0.00  0.00
    155#   -30.30 -5.84          185#   -0.75  0.00          215#   -0.75  0.00
    165#   -11.36 -1.35          195#    0.00  0.00          225#   -1.50  0.00
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                  MEASUREMENTS BASED ON SLAUGHTER DATA SUBMITTED

5-Day Rolling Average Market Hog: 203.79 lb carcass, 0.75 inch back-fat,
6.99 square inch loin/2.33 inch loin depth, FFLI: 51.32%

Price Range $73.50 - $81.81
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          SWINE OR PORK MARKET FORMULA PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 40,224

Base Price Range $72.85 - $79.25, Weighted Average $74.93
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (live basis, 240-300 lbs): 2,778

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 0.37 lower

Price Range $51.10 - $59.31, Weighted Average $58.32
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BARROWS & GILTS PURCHASE BY STATE OF ORIGIN

Iowa                 48,255               Minnesota             25,473
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Source:    USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
           515-284-4460      email:  desm.lgmn@usda.gov
           24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
           www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews
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Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on July 17, 2010, 09:52:01 AM
LM_HG206
Des Moines, Iowa                Fri, Jul 16, 2010               USDA Market News

IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT AFTERNOON HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGIN
PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Friday, July 16, 2010 (As of 1:30 PM)

                          CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPE
                      BARROWS & GILTS LIVE AND CARCASS BASIS

                                      Estimated     Actual     Actual     Actual
                                          Today      Today   Week Ago   Year Ago
Producer Sold
  Negotiated                              5,598      3,525      2,529      5,663
  Other Market Formula                   17,028     19,020     14,495     10,042
  Swine or Pork Market Formula           67,261     44,436     51,774     54,238
  Other Purchase Arrangement             44,682     33,533     23,947     30,077
Packer Sold (all purchase types)         13,316      3,995      3,192      1,997
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 3,658

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 0.95 higher

Base Price Range $69.00 - $77.50, Weighted Average $74.85

Base Price is the price from which no discounts are
subtracted and no premiums are added.
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            IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT NEGOTIATED HOG PURCHASE MATRIX
                               185 lb Carcass Basis
                           (Defined by Muscle and Fat)

                             LOIN AREA/DEPTH (INCHES)

BACK-FAT      4.0/1.4       5.0/1.7       6.0/2.0       7.0/2.3       8.0/2.7
0.4         71.50 81.38   72.50 82.15   73.50 83.70   75.00 85.25   75.00 85.25
0.5         69.00 80.60   71.50 81.38   73.50 82.93   74.50 84.48   75.00 86.03
0.6         69.00 79.92   71.50 80.60   72.50 82.15   73.50 83.70   75.00 85.25
0.7         69.00 79.92   69.00 79.92   71.50 81.38   73.50 82.93   74.50 84.48
0.8         67.00 79.92   69.00 79.92   71.50 80.60   72.50 82.15   74.50 83.70
0.9         67.00 76.73   69.00 77.50   69.00 79.83   71.50 81.38   73.50 82.93
1.0         66.00 76.22   67.00 76.73   69.00 79.05   71.50 80.60   72.50 82.15
1.1         65.00 75.18   67.00 75.95   69.00 77.50   69.00 79.83   71.78 81.38
1.2         65.00 74.40   66.00 75.18   66.15 76.73   68.50 79.05   70.50 80.60
1.4         57.65 72.85   57.65 73.63   57.65 75.18   57.65 76.73   61.42 79.05
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                           CARCASS WEIGHT DIFFERENTIALS

    145#   -29.60 -9.52          175#   -3.88  0.00          205#    0.00  0.00
    155#   -29.60 -6.20          185#   -0.78  0.00          215#   -0.78  0.00
    165#   -11.10 -1.35          195#    0.00  0.00          225#   -1.55  0.00
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                  MEASUREMENTS BASED ON SLAUGHTER DATA SUBMITTED

5-Day Rolling Average Market Hog: 204.45 lb carcass, 0.75 inch back-fat,
6.99 square inch loin/2.33 inch loin depth, FFLI: 51.32%

Price Range $72.50 - $82.15
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          SWINE OR PORK MARKET FORMULA PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 41,146

Base Price Range $72.47 - $77.79, Weighted Average $73.88
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (live basis, 240-300 lbs): 931

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 0.29 lower

Price Range $55.97 - $60.50, Weighted Average $59.24
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BARROWS & GILTS PURCHASE BY STATE OF ORIGIN

Iowa                 84,143               Minnesota             31,010
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1500C

Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on July 25, 2010, 09:22:54 AM
LM_HG206
Des Moines, Iowa                Fri, Jul 23, 2010               USDA Market News

IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT AFTERNOON HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGIN
PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Friday, July 23, 2010 (As of 1:30 PM)

                          CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPE
                      BARROWS & GILTS LIVE AND CARCASS BASIS

                                      Estimated     Actual     Actual     Actual
                                          Today      Today   Week Ago   Year Ago
Producer Sold
  Negotiated                              6,391      4,294      3,525      7,519
  Other Market Formula                   25,280     18,793     19,020     14,234
  Swine or Pork Market Formula           65,038     39,680     44,436     58,760
  Other Purchase Arrangement             35,748     24,532     33,533     35,710
Packer Sold (all purchase types)         12,577      3,547      3,995      3,688
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 3,641

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 3.02 lower

Base Price Range $73.00 - $80.25, Weighted Average $77.52

Base Price is the price from which no discounts are
subtracted and no premiums are added.
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            IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT NEGOTIATED HOG PURCHASE MATRIX
                               185 lb Carcass Basis
                           (Defined by Muscle and Fat)

                             LOIN AREA/DEPTH (INCHES)

BACK-FAT      4.0/1.4       5.0/1.7       6.0/2.0       7.0/2.3       8.0/2.7
0.4         75.50 82.95   76.50 83.74   77.50 85.32   78.53 86.90   78.53 86.90
0.5         73.00 82.66   75.50 82.95   77.50 84.53   78.50 86.11   78.53 87.69
0.6         73.00 86.67   75.50 86.67   76.50 86.67   77.50 86.67   79.00 86.90
0.7         73.00 86.67   73.00 86.67   75.50 86.67   77.50 86.67   78.50 86.67
0.8         71.00 86.67   73.00 86.67   75.50 86.67   76.50 86.67   78.50 86.67
0.9         71.00 82.66   73.00 82.66   73.00 82.66   75.50 82.95   77.50 84.53
1.0         70.00 82.66   71.00 82.66   73.00 82.66   75.50 82.66   76.50 83.74
1.1         69.00 77.84   71.00 77.84   73.00 79.00   73.00 81.37   76.39 82.95
1.2         69.00 77.84   69.53 77.84   69.53 78.21   72.50 80.58   74.50 82.16
1.4         61.03 74.26   61.03 75.05   61.03 76.63   61.03 78.21   65.36 80.58
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                           CARCASS WEIGHT DIFFERENTIALS

    145#   -32.10 -9.52          175#   -3.95  0.00          205#    0.00  0.00
    155#   -32.10 -6.32          185#   -0.79  0.00          215#   -0.79  0.00
    165#   -12.04 -1.35          195#    0.00  0.00          225#   -1.58  0.00
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                  MEASUREMENTS BASED ON SLAUGHTER DATA SUBMITTED

5-Day Rolling Average Market Hog: 206.04 lb carcass, 0.74 inch back-fat,
7.14 square inch loin/2.38 inch loin depth, FFLI: 51.56%

Price Range $77.50 - $86.67
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          SWINE OR PORK MARKET FORMULA PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 36,127

Base Price Range $72.61 - $83.89, Weighted Average $77.93
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (live basis, 240-300 lbs): 1,879

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 1.85 higher

Price Range $59.80 - $64.00, Weighted Average $62.48
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BARROWS & GILTS PURCHASE BY STATE OF ORIGIN

Iowa                 65,536               Minnesota             31,239
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Source:    USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
           
1500C
Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on August 02, 2010, 08:05:11 AM
LM_HG206
Des Moines, Iowa                Fri, Jul 30, 2010               USDA Market News

IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT AFTERNOON HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGIN
PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Friday, July 30, 2010 (As of 1:30 PM)

                          CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPE
                      BARROWS & GILTS LIVE AND CARCASS BASIS

                                      Estimated     Actual     Actual     Actual
                                          Today      Today   Week Ago   Year Ago
Producer Sold
  Negotiated                              5,009      3,013      4,294      3,771
  Other Market Formula                   23,524     17,695     18,793      6,160
  Swine or Pork Market Formula           60,222     39,693     39,680     52,625
  Other Purchase Arrangement             48,149     37,510     24,532     18,810
Packer Sold (all purchase types)          9,943      2,624      3,547      3,774
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 4,143

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 1.01 lower

Base Price Range $75.00 - $83.78, Weighted Average $81.69

Base Price is the price from which no discounts are
subtracted and no premiums are added.
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            IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT NEGOTIATED HOG PURCHASE MATRIX
                               185 lb Carcass Basis
                           (Defined by Muscle and Fat)

                             LOIN AREA/DEPTH (INCHES)

BACK-FAT      4.0/1.4       5.0/1.7       6.0/2.0       7.0/2.3       8.0/2.7
0.4         77.50 86.29   78.50 86.29   79.50 86.29   81.00 87.25   81.00 87.25
0.5         75.00 86.29   77.50 86.29   79.50 86.29   80.50 86.29   81.00 86.29
0.6         75.00 87.13   77.50 87.13   78.50 87.13   79.50 87.13   81.00 87.13
0.7         75.00 87.13   75.00 87.13   77.50 87.13   79.50 87.13   80.50 87.13
0.8         73.00 86.94   75.00 86.94   77.50 86.94   78.50 86.94   80.50 86.94
0.9         73.00 86.29   75.00 86.29   75.00 86.29   77.50 86.29   79.50 86.29
1.0         72.00 84.62   73.00 84.62   75.00 84.62   77.50 84.62   78.50 84.62
1.1         71.00 84.62   73.00 84.62   75.00 84.62   75.00 84.62   78.09 84.62
1.2         71.00 82.94   72.00 82.94   72.23 82.94   75.00 82.94   77.00 82.94
1.4         63.73 80.43   63.73 80.43   63.73 80.43   63.73 80.43   66.82 80.43
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                           CARCASS WEIGHT DIFFERENTIALS

    145#   -32.20 -9.52          175#   -3.00  0.00          205#    0.00  0.00
    155#   -32.20 -6.76          185#    0.00  0.00          215#   -0.67  0.00
    165#   -12.08  0.00          195#    0.00  0.00          225#   -7.54  0.00
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                  MEASUREMENTS BASED ON SLAUGHTER DATA SUBMITTED

5-Day Rolling Average Market Hog: 204.32 lb carcass, 0.74 inch back-fat,
7.30 square inch loin/2.43 inch loin depth, FFLI: 51.66%

Price Range $79.50 - $87.13
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          SWINE OR PORK MARKET FORMULA PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 36,842

Base Price Range $77.93 - $85.07, Weighted Average $80.42
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (live basis, 240-300 lbs): 1,558

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 0.40 higher

Price Range $60.80 - $66.00, Weighted Average $63.86
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BARROWS & GILTS PURCHASE BY STATE OF ORIGIN

Iowa                 78,114               Minnesota             18,844
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Source:    USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on August 14, 2010, 02:09:43 PM
LM_HG206
Des Moines, Iowa                Fri, Aug 13, 2010               USDA Market News

IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT AFTERNOON HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGIN
PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Friday, August 13, 2010 (As of 1:30 PM)

                          CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPE
                      BARROWS & GILTS LIVE AND CARCASS BASIS

                                      Estimated     Actual     Actual     Actual
                                          Today      Today   Week Ago   Year Ago
Producer Sold
  Negotiated                              7,853      5,521      1,459     11,192
  Other Market Formula                   24,613     23,618      5,025      6,396
  Swine or Pork Market Formula           67,303     41,860     34,325     58,181
  Other Purchase Arrangement             55,474     43,694     41,992     31,350
Packer Sold (all purchase types)          6,173      2,141      3,629      2,666
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 4,265

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 2.80 lower

Base Price Range $72.50 - $83.00, Weighted Average $77.97

Base Price is the price from which no discounts are
subtracted and no premiums are added.
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            IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT NEGOTIATED HOG PURCHASE MATRIX
                               185 lb Carcass Basis
                           (Defined by Muscle and Fat)

                             LOIN AREA/DEPTH (INCHES)

BACK-FAT      4.0/1.4       5.0/1.7       6.0/2.0       7.0/2.3       8.0/2.7
0.4         75.00 84.00   76.00 85.00   77.00 86.50   78.50 88.00   78.50 89.00
0.5         72.50 83.73   75.00 84.00   77.00 85.75   78.00 87.25   78.50 88.50
0.6         72.50 86.13   75.00 86.13   76.00 86.13   77.00 86.50   78.50 88.00
0.7         72.50 86.13   72.50 86.13   75.00 86.13   77.00 86.13   78.00 87.25
0.8         70.50 86.13   72.50 86.13   75.00 86.13   76.00 86.13   78.00 86.50
0.9         70.50 82.14   72.50 82.14   72.50 82.14   75.00 84.00   77.00 85.75
1.0         69.50 82.14   70.50 82.14   72.50 82.14   75.00 83.00   76.00 85.00
1.1         68.50 77.36   70.50 78.00   72.50 80.00   72.50 82.00   75.90 84.00
1.2         68.50 77.36   69.50 77.36   70.20 79.00   72.50 81.00   75.00 83.00
1.4         61.70 77.00   61.70 77.00   61.70 77.00   61.70 79.00   64.95 81.00
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                           CARCASS WEIGHT DIFFERENTIALS

    145#   -31.90 -9.52          175#   -3.85  0.00          205#    0.00  0.00
    155#   -31.90 -6.16          185#   -1.50  0.00          215#   -0.77  0.00
    165#   -11.96 -1.35          195#    0.00  0.00          225#   -1.54  0.00
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                  MEASUREMENTS BASED ON SLAUGHTER DATA SUBMITTED

5-Day Rolling Average Market Hog: 203.00 lb carcass, 0.75 inch back-fat,
6.84 square inch loin/2.28 inch loin depth, FFLI: 51.23%

Price Range $76.00 - $86.13
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          SWINE OR PORK MARKET FORMULA PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 39,198

Base Price Range $75.71 - $84.36, Weighted Average $77.38
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (live basis, 240-300 lbs): 1,841

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 0.34 higher

Price Range $57.50 - $63.00, Weighted Average $61.98
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BARROWS & GILTS PURCHASE BY STATE OF ORIGIN

Iowa                 95,632               Minnesota             20,678
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Source:    USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
           
1500C

Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on August 30, 2010, 08:34:54 AM
LM_HG206
Des Moines, Iowa                Fri, Aug 27, 2010               USDA Market News

IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT AFTERNOON HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGIN
PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Friday, August 27, 2010 (As of 1:30 PM)

                          CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPE
                      BARROWS & GILTS LIVE AND CARCASS BASIS

                                      Estimated     Actual     Actual     Actual
                                          Today      Today   Week Ago   Year Ago
Producer Sold
  Negotiated                              8,672      5,519     15,470      8,257
  Other Market Formula                   14,628      6,075     17,258     10,154
  Swine or Pork Market Formula           64,373     41,117     45,248     68,382
  Other Purchase Arrangement             80,584     67,244     45,646     30,592
Packer Sold (all purchase types)         13,985      2,647      1,680      4,347
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 4,540

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 2.10 lower

Base Price Range $71.50 - $80.75, Weighted Average $79.01

Base Price is the price from which no discounts are
subtracted and no premiums are added.
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            IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT NEGOTIATED HOG PURCHASE MATRIX
                               185 lb Carcass Basis
                           (Defined by Muscle and Fat)

                             LOIN AREA/DEPTH (INCHES)

BACK-FAT      4.0/1.4       5.0/1.7       6.0/2.0       7.0/2.3       8.0/2.7
0.4         74.00 84.00   75.00 84.80   76.00 86.40   77.50 88.00   77.50 88.00
0.5         71.50 83.73   74.00 84.00   76.00 85.60   77.00 87.20   77.50 88.80
0.6         71.50 87.21   74.00 87.21   75.00 87.21   76.00 87.21   77.50 88.00
0.7         71.50 87.21   71.50 87.21   74.00 87.21   76.00 87.21   77.00 87.21
0.8         69.50 87.21   71.50 87.21   74.00 87.21   75.00 87.21   77.00 87.21
0.9         69.50 83.17   71.50 83.17   71.50 83.17   74.00 84.00   76.00 85.60
1.0         68.50 83.17   69.50 83.17   71.50 83.17   74.00 83.20   75.00 84.80
1.1         67.50 78.33   69.50 78.40   71.50 80.00   71.50 82.40   75.00 84.00
1.2         67.50 78.33   68.50 78.33   69.50 79.20   71.50 81.60   74.00 83.20
1.4         61.70 75.20   61.70 76.00   61.70 77.60   61.70 79.20   65.57 81.60
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                           CARCASS WEIGHT DIFFERENTIALS

    145#   -32.30 -9.52          175#   -4.00  0.00          205#    0.00  0.00
    155#   -32.30 -6.24          185#   -0.80  0.00          215#   -0.80  0.00
    165#   -12.11 -1.35          195#    0.00  0.00          225#   -1.60  0.00
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                  MEASUREMENTS BASED ON SLAUGHTER DATA SUBMITTED

5-Day Rolling Average Market Hog: 202.84 lb carcass, 0.72 inch back-fat,
7.27 square inch loin/2.42 inch loin depth, FFLI: 51.96%

Price Range $76.00 - $87.21
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          SWINE OR PORK MARKET FORMULA PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 37,397

Base Price Range $77.26 - $86.56, Weighted Average $79.15
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (live basis, 240-300 lbs): 735

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 0.23 lower

Price Range $56.25 - $64.25, Weighted Average $62.07
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BARROWS & GILTS PURCHASE BY STATE OF ORIGIN

Iowa                 97,166               Minnesota             20,333
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Source:    USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
           
Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on September 12, 2010, 11:15:28 AM
LM_HG206
Des Moines, Iowa                Fri, Sep 10, 2010               USDA Market News

IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT AFTERNOON HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGIN
PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Friday, September 10, 2010 (As of 1:30 PM)

                          CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPE
                      BARROWS & GILTS LIVE AND CARCASS BASIS

                                      Estimated     Actual     Actual     Actual
                                          Today      Today   Week Ago   Year Ago
Producer Sold
  Negotiated                              7,163      4,065      8,046      6,967
  Other Market Formula                   20,611     16,202     18,863      9,785
  Swine or Pork Market Formula           77,656     55,838     46,340     76,508
  Other Purchase Arrangement             65,016     54,777     21,821     48,028
Packer Sold (all purchase types)         17,274      3,080      5,160      4,060
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 8,555

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 2.42 lower

Base Price Range $72.00 - $82.50, Weighted Average $80.84

Base Price is the price from which no discounts are
subtracted and no premiums are added.
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            IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT NEGOTIATED HOG PURCHASE MATRIX
                               185 lb Carcass Basis
                           (Defined by Muscle and Fat)

                             LOIN AREA/DEPTH (INCHES)

BACK-FAT      4.0/1.4       5.0/1.7       6.0/2.0       7.0/2.3       8.0/2.7
0.4         74.50 85.00   75.50 86.00   76.50 86.40   78.00 88.00   78.00 88.00
0.5         72.00 86.50   74.50 86.50   76.50 85.60   77.50 87.20   78.00 88.80
0.6         72.00 89.10   74.50 89.10   75.50 89.10   76.50 89.10   78.00 89.10
0.7         72.00 89.10   72.00 89.10   74.50 89.10   76.50 89.10   77.50 89.10
0.8         70.00 89.10   72.00 89.10   74.50 89.10   75.50 89.10   77.50 89.10
0.9         70.00 84.98   72.00 84.98   72.00 84.98   74.50 84.98   76.50 85.60
1.0         69.00 84.98   70.00 84.98   72.00 84.98   74.50 84.98   75.50 84.98
1.1         68.00 80.03   70.00 80.03   72.00 80.03   72.00 82.50   75.50 84.00
1.2         68.00 80.03   69.00 80.03   70.00 80.03   72.00 81.60   74.50 83.20
1.4         63.73 75.20   63.73 76.00   63.73 77.60   63.73 79.20   66.82 81.60
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                           CARCASS WEIGHT DIFFERENTIALS

    145#   -33.00 -9.52          175#   -4.00  0.00          205#    0.00  0.00
    155#   -33.00 -6.37          185#   -0.80  0.00          215#   -0.80  0.00
    165#   -12.38 -1.35          195#    0.00  0.00          225#   -1.60  0.00
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                  MEASUREMENTS BASED ON SLAUGHTER DATA SUBMITTED

5-Day Rolling Average Market Hog: 200.61 lb carcass, 0.74 inch back-fat,
6.96 square inch loin/2.32 inch loin depth, FFLI: 51.46%

Price Range $76.50 - $89.10
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          SWINE OR PORK MARKET FORMULA PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 52,432

Base Price Range $75.46 - $85.20, Weighted Average $77.80
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (live basis, 240-300 lbs): 1,548

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 2.07 lower

Price Range $58.00 - $65.31, Weighted Average $62.27
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BARROWS & GILTS PURCHASE BY STATE OF ORIGIN

Iowa                104,027               Minnesota             34,068
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Source:    USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
Title: Re: North American Daily/Weekly Hog Report:Prices
Post by: mikey on October 10, 2010, 11:06:03 AM
LM_HG206
Des Moines, Iowa                Fri, Oct 08, 2010               USDA Market News

IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT AFTERNOON HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGIN
PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Friday, October 8, 2010 (As of 1:30 PM)

                          CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPE
                      BARROWS & GILTS LIVE AND CARCASS BASIS

                                      Estimated     Actual     Actual     Actual
                                          Today      Today   Week Ago   Year Ago
Producer Sold
  Negotiated                              7,809      5,539      4,145      4,886
  Other Market Formula                   11,743     10,935      5,090      8,270
  Swine or Pork Market Formula           68,412     53,986     42,275     76,066
  Other Purchase Arrangement             67,118     58,785     21,500     39,895
Packer Sold (all purchase types)         14,456      4,911      2,310      3,967
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 8,292

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 1.01 lower

Base Price Range $64.00 - $76.00, Weighted Average $71.41

Base Price is the price from which no discounts are
subtracted and no premiums are added.
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            IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT NEGOTIATED HOG PURCHASE MATRIX
                               185 lb Carcass Basis
                           (Defined by Muscle and Fat)

                             LOIN AREA/DEPTH (INCHES)

BACK-FAT      4.0/1.4       5.0/1.7       6.0/2.0       7.0/2.3       8.0/2.7
0.4         66.50 77.00   67.50 78.00   68.50 79.50   70.00 81.00   70.00 82.00
0.5         64.00 76.00   66.50 77.00   68.50 78.75   69.50 80.25   70.00 81.50
0.6         64.00 77.76   66.50 77.76   67.50 78.00   68.50 79.50   70.00 81.00
0.7         64.00 77.76   64.00 77.76   66.50 77.76   68.50 78.75   69.50 80.25
0.8         62.00 77.76   64.00 77.76   66.50 77.76   67.50 78.00   69.50 79.50
0.9         62.00 74.16   64.00 74.16   64.00 75.00   66.50 77.00   68.50 78.75
1.0         61.00 74.16   62.00 74.16   64.00 74.16   66.50 76.00   67.50 78.00
1.1         60.00 70.00   62.00 71.00   64.00 73.00   64.00 75.00   67.50 77.00
1.2         60.00 70.00   61.00 70.00   62.00 72.00   64.00 74.00   66.50 76.00
1.4         53.59 70.00   53.59 70.00   53.59 70.00   53.59 72.00   58.10 74.00
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                           CARCASS WEIGHT DIFFERENTIALS

    145#   -28.80 -9.52          175#   -3.60  0.00          205#    0.00  0.00
    155#   -28.80 -5.76          185#   -1.50  0.00          215#   -0.72  0.00
    165#   -10.80 -1.35          195#    0.00  0.00          225#   -1.50  0.00
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                  MEASUREMENTS BASED ON SLAUGHTER DATA SUBMITTED

5-Day Rolling Average Market Hog: 205.60 lb carcass, 0.74 inch back-fat,
7.21 square inch loin/2.40 inch loin depth, FFLI: 51.60%

Price Range $68.50 - $78.75
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          SWINE OR PORK MARKET FORMULA PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (carcass basis): 49,395

Base Price Range $71.05 - $79.82, Weighted Average $72.52
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                   NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Barrows & Gilts (live basis, 240-300 lbs): 493

Compared to Prior Day's closing weighted average (LM_HG204), 2.00 lower

Price Range $50.95 - $56.00, Weighted Average $54.39
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BARROWS & GILTS PURCHASE BY STATE OF ORIGIN

Iowa                 99,653               Minnesota             28,783
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Source:    USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
           
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