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For January-November, pork demand at the consumer level was down 4.7 percent, and it was down 6 percent for September-November. The good news for producers is that demand for live hogs was much better than the demand for meat at the retail level. Demand for live hogs was down only 0.5 percent from the same months in 2004.
Increased food and energy prices are taking its toll on consumers’ wallets. They want good meat, but at a reasonable price.
Glenn Grimes and