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Pork Packers Face Worst Margins Since 2014 on U.S. Hog Shortage

     
Photographer: Dania Maxwell/Bloomberg

A shortage of hogs in the U.S. means pork-packer margins are getting pinched.

Losses deepened to $60.23 per hog, according to HedgersEdge data Tuesday. That’s the most in records going back to 2014.