U.S. hog slaughter in Oct. surges to record high
Nov 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. hog slaughter last month surged to 10.86 million head in October to an all-time high, USDA data showed on Friday, as high feed costs drove producers to cull their herds.
The October number surpassed the previous record of 10.654 million in October 2008.
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