NEWS
Thu Feb 7, 2013 11:02 AM CST

The views expressed here are those of Walt Hackney and are not necessarily those of DTN, its management or employees.

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HOGS

Packers are cautious about loading up the pork channels to retail, avoiding any overload of product that will be liable to the prospects of slow primal movement at the domestic level.

Wednesday's kill numbers came out to 423,000 head and pork carcass cutouts to a hit to the downside of $1.75. Bellies led the break with a loss of $8.53, followed by loins minus $2.32 and ribs off $1.52.

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