Weekly National Direct Swine Report (Mon)
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Des Moines, Iowa                 Mon, Apr 15, 2019              USDA Market News

WEEKLY NATIONAL DIRECT SWINE REPORT
For Week Ending Saturday, April 13, 2019

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                                   33,389          1.53%         1.86%
OTHER MARKET FORMULA (FUTURES/OPTIONS)      202,545          9.27%         9.81%
SWINE OR PORK MARKET FORMULA                631,084         28.89%        30.64%
OTHER PURCHASE ARRANGEMENT                  466,740         21.37%        20.71%
NEGOTIATED FORMULA                            7,199          0.33%         0.31%
PACKER SOLD (ALL PURCHASE TYPES)             83,700          3.83%         2.58%
PACKER OWNED                                759,529         34.77%        34.10%
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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                   42,503       22,130        24,352       17,681
     Wtd Avg                      $75.58       $76.32        $75.84       $75.30
Other Market Formula (Futures/Options) (Carcass)
     Head Count                  293,928      139,813       180,008      113,920
     Wtd Avg                      $80.35       $78.97        $78.91       $82.63
Swine/Pork Market Formula (Carcass)
     Head Count                  690,291      454,386       517,982      160,589
     Wtd Avg                      $77.31       $76.93        $77.01       $78.24
Other Purchase Arrangement (Carcass)
     Head Count                  475,607      281,140       322,875      151,637
     Wtd Avg                      $76.31       $75.30        $76.01       $76.94
Negotiated Formula (Carcass)
     Head Count                    1,630                        170        1,460
     Wtd Avg                           *                          *            *
Negotiated Combined (Carcass)
     Head Count                   44,133       22,130        24,522       19,141
     Wtd Avg                           *            *             *            *
Negotiated (Live)
     Head Count                    7,162        3,495         4,286        2,676
     Wtd Avg                      $58.56       $58.89        $58.56       $59.03
Negotiated Formula (Live)
     Head Count                    5,152        1,727         1,727        3,139
     Wtd Avg                           *            *             *            *
Negotiated Combined (Live)
     Head Count                   12,314        5,222         6,013        5,815
     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   5,666 370  44.58   2,790 372 44.78   4,294 370 43.98     926 369  45.76
400-449   6,053 425  44.45   2,652 426 44.50   3,882 425 43.88   1,235 424  45.54
450-499   7,451 474  48.36   2,822 474 48.25   3,863 474 47.83   2,579 474  49.33
500-549   8,407 524  51.40   2,527 524 51.91   3,475 524 51.51   3,038 523  51.41
550/up    4,878 587  52.13   1,282 588 53.23   2,103 589 53.08   1,301 583  51.48
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STATE OF ORIGIN


                  B & G     SOW    BOAR                    B & G    SOW     BOAR
Arkansas               1    666      34 California           315      0        0
Canada             1,179  7,068     398 Colorado             184     86        0
Delaware              61      0       0 Georgia              539    133        0
Iowa             654,545  9,691   2,298 Illinois         107,128  4,437       12
Indiana          113,738  1,106      20 Kansas            14,610    384        0
Kentucky           7,633      0       0 Maryland             162      0        0
Michigan          48,999  1,263       0 Minnesota        255,325  4,897      297
Missouri          19,369  2,242     709 Mississippi            0    176        0
Montana            2,336      0       0 N Carolina        68,575  3,868        0
N Dakota             765      0       0 Nebraska          88,825  4,065      395
New York             810      0       0 Ohio              95,816  1,098        0
Oklahoma          12,290  1,792     482 Pennsylvania      20,667    752        3
S Carolina           900     62       0 S Dakota          41,694    802      196
Tennessee          7,221      0       0 Texas                100    165        0
Utah               2,443      0       0 Virginia              34    354        0
Wisconsin          7,368    629     115
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* Price not reported due to confidentiality. For more information visit:
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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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