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NEARBY MONTH SETTLE - Last 30 Days     HOG FUTURES (LH)            
 
  Month Settle & Change High - Low Open Interest Volume  
    Apr-14 124.120         15,068      
    May-14 122.875 p +1.375 122.875 120.100 3,919 q 292 p
    Jun-14 123.775 p +1.250 124.625 121.250 99,374 p 15,307 q
    Jul-14 121.650 p +1.675 122.175 118.725 27,620 p 4,083 p
    Aug-14 120.250 p +1.675 120.775 117.425 40,492 q 3,268 q
    Oct-14 99.100 p +0.200 99.900 98.000 39,163 p 2,482 q
    Dec-14 88.500 q -0.200 88.850 88.100 29,167 q 941 q
    Feb-15 86.850 u 86.450 85.400 10,096 p 117 p
    Apr-15 85.850 u   86.250 85.700 6,080 p 22 q
    May-15 90.600 u       285 u  
            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
    Jul-14 C 132.00 1.83 p +0.23 1.88 1.30 2,063 q 581 p
    Jul-14 C 124.00 4.23 p +0.55 4.43 3.08 2,769 p 550 p
    Jun-14 C 129.00 2.28 p +0.25 2.50 1.58 594   534 q
    Jun-14 C 128.00 2.58 p +0.28 2.85 1.80 3,710 p 323 q
    Jun-14 C 126.00 3.30 p +0.38 3.63 2.38 3,469 p 288 q
    Jun-14 P 118.00 1.93 q -0.45 2.60 1.73 2,600 p 281 p
    Dec-14 C 90.00 5.25 q -0.18 5.25 5.25 1,429 q 225 p
    Jun-14 C 130.00 2.00 p +0.23 2.23 1.35 3,730 p 219 q
    Jun-14 C 124.00 4.18 p +0.45 4.55 3.05 2,618 p 208 q
    Dec-14 P 90.00 6.75 p +0.03 6.85 6.65 2,090 p 205 p
    All Other               3,141  
        * 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-15 (Tue) 123.08        
Apr-14 (Mon) 124.12      
Apr-11 (Fri) 125.55        
Apr-10 (Thu) 126.75      
Apr-9 (Wed) 127.79        
One Week Ago 128.62      
Four Weeks Ago 112.67        
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: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
 
 
Region/Measure   Morning Afternoon    
National      
Barrows & Gilts 3,056 5,614    
Weighted Average Price 114.67 114.70    
Change From Prior -2.12 -2.09    
Iowa/Minnesota      
Barrows & Gilts 284 2,548    
Weighted Average Price   114.89    
Change From Prior -2.64    
Eastern Cornbelt      
Barrows & Gilts 2,760 2,760    
Weighted Average Price 118.71 119.85    
Change From Prior -3.03 -1.89    
Western Cornbelt      
Barrows & Gilts 296 2,854    
Weighted Average Price 114.12 114.67    
Change From Prior -3.22 -2.67    
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-15 (Tue)   415,000      
Week Ago 416,000      
Year Ago   422,000      
Week-to-date   792,000      
Same Period Last Week 820,000      
Same Period Last Year 834,000      
Source: USDA