National Weekly Direct Swine Non-Carcass Merit Premiums
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Des Moines, Iowa     Mon, Feb 12, 2018    USDA Market News

NATIONAL WEEKLY DIRECT SWINE NON-CARCASS MERIT PREMIUM

FOR WEEK ENDING  Saturday, February 10, 2018

                               Value Range*          Average*
VOLUME                         0.00 - 0.00             0.00
TRANSPORTATION                 0.35 - 3.02             1.65
DELIVERY TIME                  0.25 - 3.15             0.83
BREED                          0.00 - 0.00             0.00
PORK QUALITY ASSURANCE         0.00 - 0.00             0.00
BETA AGONIST FREE              0.30 - 1.50             0.74
OTHER **                       0.23 - 15.00            3.94

*  Prices reported per hundred pounds carcass basis
** OTHER category includes: Animal Welfare, Antibiotic Free, Diet/Feed,
   Genetics, Meat Quality, Process Verified Program, Sow Housing, Weight


Source:    USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, Des Moines, IA
           515-284-4460    email:  desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
           24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
           www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain
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