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NEARBY MONTH SETTLE - Last 30 Days     HOG FUTURES (LH)            
 
  Month Settle & Change High - Low Open Interest Volume  
    May-14 121.025 p +0.225 121.050 119.500 3,567 q 347 q
    Jun-14 123.250 p +0.900 123.800 121.475 99,668 q 20,565 p
    Jul-14 121.000 p +0.500 121.775 119.750 27,503 q 2,858 p
    Aug-14 119.650 p +0.225 120.400 118.550 41,613 q 3,542 q
    Oct-14 99.350 p +0.750 100.300 98.025 39,487 p 2,811 p
    Dec-14 88.875 p +0.875 89.100 87.800 28,759 q 928 q
    Feb-15 86.650 p +0.150 86.700 86.000 10,153 q 149 q
    Apr-15 85.750 p +0.250 86.700 86.200 6,130 p 40 q
    May-15 90.250 p +0.500 90.250   284 u q
    Jun-15 91.450 p +0.550 91.450 91.450 1,252 q 15 p
            Source: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
HOG OPTION - Open Interest (All Strikes) HOG OPTIONS (OH) -Top 10 By Volume Traded
 
  Month * Strike Premium & Change High - Low Open Interest Volume
    Jun-14 P 116.00 0.95 q -0.33 1.35 0.90 3,040 q 1,427 p
    Jun-14 P 121.00 2.43 q -0.55 3.18 2.28 140 p 665 p
    Jun-14 P 122.00 2.85 q -0.60 3.70 2.68 2,266 p 512 p
    Jun-14 P 114.00 0.63 q -0.23 0.90 0.60 5,124 q 414 p
    Jun-14 P 112.00 0.40 q -0.18 0.60 0.40 2,374 q 349 p
    Jun-14 C 128.00 1.63 p +0.08 1.80 1.23 3,389 p 323 q
    Jun-14 P 108.00 0.15 q -0.13 0.18 0.18 1,047 u 303  
    Jun-14 P 120.00 2.03 q -0.53 2.73 1.90 4,038 p 284 q
    Oct-14 C 104.00 3.63 p +0.20 3.90 3.25 703 q 242 p
    Jun-14 C 132.00 0.80 q -0.03 0.88 0.65 1,536 q 150 p
    All Other               2,688  
        * C = Call, P = Put       Source: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
CME LEAN HOG INDEX & PACKER MARGIN CME LEAN HOG INDEX LAST/NEXT 30 DAY TREND
Period CME Lean Hog Index Pork Cutout Value Packer Margin *
 
 
Apr-21 (Mon) 118.48        
Apr-18 (Fri) 119.65      
Apr-17 (Thu) 120.86        
Apr-16 (Wed) 122.16      
Apr-15 (Tue) 123.08        
One Week Ago 124.12      
Four Weeks Ago 122.81        
Packer margin is estimated as the difference between the National Prior Slaughter Average Price and Pork Cutout Value*    
Sources: USDA & Chicago Mercantile Exchange                        
NATIONAL AND REGIONAL DIRECT REPORT NATIONAL CARLOT CUTOUT VALUES
Reports as of: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
 
 
Region/Measure   Morning Afternoon    
National      
Barrows & Gilts 378 4,149    
Weighted Average Price 110.20 115.02    
Change From Prior -2.85 +1.97    
Iowa/Minnesota      
Barrows & Gilts 96 3,186    
Weighted Average Price   115.83    
Change From Prior +0.10    
Eastern Cornbelt      
Barrows & Gilts 69 69    
Weighted Average Price 114.60 115.29    
Change From Prior +4.04 +4.73    
Western Cornbelt      
Barrows & Gilts 309 4,080    
Weighted Average Price 110.51 115.13    
Change From Prior -4.90 -0.28    
Source: USDA Carcass Cutout Value as of Dec-31 (Tue) = 82.39 [Last: 81.32]
HOG SLAUGHTER UNDER FED. INSPECTION SLAUGHTER UNDER FEDERAL INSPECTION
Period   Slaughtered Head  
 
 
Apr-22 (Tue)   411,000      
Week Ago 415,000      
Year Ago   427,000      
Week-to-date   684,000      
Same Period Last Week 792,000      
Same Period Last Year 836,000      
Source: USDA