Animal Proteins

Animal Proteins

Hog Slaughter Forecasted for Seasonal Decline

Protein prices were steady this afternoon with the markets unchanged. Demand remains strong from the feed and pet food sectors.

Hog slaughter finished last week at an estimated 2.79 million head. If the 2.79 million head are realized as actual, it will be the third highest weekly production number on record. The weeks ending Dec 7 and Dec 21 of 2019 were the highest, with production over 2.8 million head. The Jacobsen…

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04.19.2024

Reduced March RIN production not leading to higher RIN Prices

Reduced March RIN production not leading to higher RIN Prices

Total March biofuel RIN production was 1.9 billion RINs, which was 6% below February and 15% below December’s RIN output of 2.25 billion. December had the largest monthly production...

04.19.2024

CWG, YG higher on week, UCO, DCO down again

CWG, YG higher on week, UCO, DCO down again

The market was quiet heading into the weekend. Used cooking oil (UCO) traded in large volume into the Gulf at 40 cents per lb delivered in the truck market.

04.19.2024

Price pressure on ruminant and porcine items for the week

Price pressure on ruminant and porcine items for the week

Sloppy markets were reported for porcine and ruminant items at the close of week ending Friday April 19.

Wide ranges were witnessed on porcine bloodmeal (BM), with a...

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