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Slaughter to increase as weather improves

Slaughter to increase as weather improves

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The worst of the winter weather should be in the rearview, so the slaughter pace should begin to pick up this week, said Matthew Strelow of Total Farm Marketing.

China’s agriculture minister reported that hog inventories were expected to return to the 2017 levels by June of this year, said Michaela White of CHS Hedging.

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