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Canadian hog prices on rebound

CNS Canada — Improving trade relations and the emergence of swine fever in China have made their presence felt on the Canadian hog market. Weekly signature No. 5 base slaughter weight cash hog prices averaged $117.83 per 100 kg as of Friday, up by roughly $15 over the past two weeks. Those numbers are a […] Read more


‘Buyer beware’ on Canada’s cheese concessions, EU exporters say

Toronto/Brussels | Reuters — A trade deal meant to give European cheesemakers more access to the Canadian market is falling short of its promise in its first full year, government data show, frustrating the European industry, which blames a year-old Ottawa quota system. Under the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the European Union, […] Read more

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U.S. livestock: Live cattle end mixed

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. live cattle futures ended mixed on Thursday as nearby contracts were anchored by their premium to cash market prices while deferred months firmed to contract highs on a strong demand outlook, traders said. Feeder cattle futures followed deferred live cattle contracts higher, along with continued support from a slumping corn […] Read more