The pig herd is set to expand to 117.1M this year - the highest level in at least 50 years -...

|By:, SA News Editor

The pig herd is set to expand to 117.1M this year - the highest level in at least 50 years - estimates the USDA, while Chinese production is forecast at more than a 25-year high. The result could be an end to a big rally in hog prices and continued gains for consumers like Sara Lee (SLE).