Six-week hog slaughter forecast to be flat or up from 2023

Six-week hog slaughter forecast to be flat or up from 2023

US hog slaughter
Fastmarkets research team forecast hog slaughter at 2.425 million head in the week to Saturday May 18, up by 0.75% from the same period in 2023.
Over the next six weeks, hog slaughter is expected to average 2.329 million head per week, an increase of 1.01% year on year, according to Fastmarkets research team.

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