Feed costs and slaughter barrow and gilt prices are most sensitive components to profitability calculations.
Ample protein supplies require closer management of turkey poult placements so as not to further saturate markets.
Milk production during January-to-March quarter totaled 54.5 billion lb., up only 0.2% from same period in 2018.
A weekly roundup of prices for select dairy and specialty livestock markets.
FAS administrator Isley to lead Taiwan trade mission on April 22-25.
Saudi Arabia is a large and expanding market with highly concentrated dairy and poultry industries.
Initial estimates suggest Tunisia would import $5-10 million of beef, poultry and egg products annually from U.S.
Placements once again come in higher than what trade had expected.
Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 4/17/19
Stiff headwinds U.S. pork exports face from trade disputes have persisted.