The continuing concerns of African swine fever in China “and hopes for continued decent pork inputs,” has continued to give hogs strength, Ami L. Heesch of CHS Hedging said.

Today was an “inventory day” which quieted the market for cattle futures, Virginia McGathey of McGathey Commodities said. “It seems there’s not much cash trade, and last week finished strong. The fact the market hasn’t sold off really bodes well for the strength of the market.”