Cash-traded weaner pig reported volume was below average this past week, with 16,975 head reported. Cash weaner pig reported prices were $52.47, down $3.06 per head from last week.
The corn market continues its ascent. December corn was up nearly 22¢ for the week ending May 24.
April placements of cattle on feed totaled 9% more than a year ago, with marketings 7% higher.