The spread between the price of hogs and the price of cattle has been narrowing since 1951. This trend is likely to continue over the next several years. The main cause is the sharp boost in cattle slaughter in the prospect while at the same time hog slaughter will be falling.
Iowa Farm Science Editorial Board
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 7
, Article 9.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol7/iss8/9