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on April 26, 2017

US pig farmers may face lower hog prices in late 2017

Growing pig herds and processing capacity may form a perfect storm of pork production in the US.

As 2017 progresses, two forces may combine to put abundant pork on the menu in the United States and US export markets, but may lower hog prices for farmers, according to US Department of Agriculture (USDA) analysts in the April “Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook.”

Large pig herds…

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