Demand Tone Uncertain
LIVESTOCK AM OUTLOOK
Consumers are buying cheaper cuts and demand for higher priced cuts which that drops this time of the year and what appears to being packers dumping Choice cuts could keep packers sticking with $112 or paying up on just a few head.
Live Hog and carcass weights have been going up. As of January 6th, the weighted average of live hogs weighed 290.34 pounds and the average carcass was 218.30. Negotiated priced hogs averaged 269.97 pounds live and dressed at 205.32.
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