Daily Direct Prior Day Sow and Boar (Purchased Swine) - Western Cornbelt
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Des Moines, Iowa                Thu, Apr 18, 2019               USDA Market News

WESTERN CORNBELT DAILY DIRECT PRIOR DAY SOW & BOAR REPORT BASED STATE OF ORIGIN
PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Wednesday, April 17, 2019

                        CURRENT VOLUME BY PURCHASE TYPE
                      SOWS & BOARS LIVE AND CARCASS BASIS

                                           Actual          Actual         Actual
                                        Prior Day        Week Ago       Year Ago
Producer Sold
  Negotiated                                3,587           3,969          3,425
  Swine or Pork Market Formula                726             963            774
  Negotiated Formula
Packer Sold (all purchase types)              722             659            578
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                                      SOWS
                  NEGOTIATED PURCHASE (Including Packer Sold)

Sows Purchased (Live and Carcass Basis): 3,219

(Live Basis) Weight Range     Head Count     Avg Wgt     Price Range     Wtd Avg
             300-399               622         368       32.00-55.50       45.93
             400-449               707         426       37.00-56.50       46.64
             450-499               625         474       41.00-59.49       50.70
             500-549               754         524       42.00-60.99       54.24
             550/up                511         586       44.25-61.99       56.57
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BOARS (Live and Carcass Basis): 878
Price not reported due to confidentiality
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SOWS & BOARS PURCHASES BY STATE OF ORIGIN

Iowa                 1,999             Minnesota                728
Missouri               877             Nebraska                 969
South Dakota           462
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*Price not reported due to confidentiality, For more information visit:
www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/ConfidentialityGuidelines.pdf

Source:    USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, Des Moines, IA
           515-284-4460      email:  desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
           24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
           www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain
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