The US hog trade is treating the new advancements in US avian flu cases as being bullish for US pork.
We hesitate to make that claim. That is only if we see a widespread movement of bird flu and significant culling in the US is noted. The problem in the short term is that culls are insignificant from a supply perspective. The bigger problem would be if widespread export bans would be enacted. That would force excess chicken to be left in the US competing at the meat counter.
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