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Economist: What lies ahead for U.S. swine industry

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United States producers last fall raised overwhelming amounts of swine. Slaughterhouses quickly reached capacity, experiencing backlogs during the holiday season. An economist provides his outlook for hog slaughter and what it could mean for hog prices.

Steve Meyers, economist for Kerns and Associates, last week spoke to the past, present and future of hog slaughter at the Iowa Pork Congress.

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