Heavier hogs as an offset to drop in U.S. hog inventory

The U.S. hog population is down 5 percent from year-ago numbers, the government said in a quarterly report that showed the impact of the deadly Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus. There were 62.1 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms on June 1, the lowest number since 2007 for that point of the year. One gauge of PEDV, which has… » Read More

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