Hogs Commodity Research and Analysis
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A major source of protein comes from pork, which is made from hogs. Hogs are animals raised in large quantity all over and are a main source of food. Hogs are used to make bacon, sausage, pork chops and other pork products. A hog's head is used for making head cheese, which is a preserved jelly. Most parts of the hog's body can be used for some source of food. There are people that eat the hog's feet, liver, chitterlings and blood. Most of the big producers of pork related products are in the South and are multi-million dollar companies. There are some religions that place restrictions on the consumption of pork like Islam and Judhaism.
What Increases the Price of Hogs?
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- Risk Of Health Eating of red meat has been a linked to health risk such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. Recent studies show that red meat could pose an increase in cancer risk. Some studies have linked...
- Cost Of Feeding The price of feed greatly affects the supply of pork products. As feed prices rise, more lighter weight hogs are brought to market. This has a tendency to depress prices in the short-term, but the...
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