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Backlog or no backlog? That's the question

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Economist believes current backlog of 1.4 million hogs will swell to 3 million by end of year.

There's a “raging debate” in the hog sector right now as to whether the industry is current or not, according to Steve Meyer, economist for Kerns & Associates. He believes there is a backlog of 1.4 million hogs and that the number will swell to nearly 3 million by the end of the year — the aftershocks of the coronavirus pandemic.

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