Meat's Seasonality

           

All charts contain two seasonal patterns. One standard all-time seasonal pattern (Blue line) and our weighted average seasonal pattern (Yellow line). The strongest seasonal patterns will be during periods when both lines are aligned.

Lean Hogs
Lean hogs seasonal chart
Analysis of the Lean Hogs seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 3 April to 10 May has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years. Further analysis also shows that a sell date of 11 July to 10 October has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years.



Live Cattle
Live cattle seasonal chart
Analysis of the Live Cattle seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 26 January to 26 February has resulted in positive returns 70% of the time over the past 10 years.



Milk Class III
Milk class III seasonal chart
Analysis of the Milk Class III seasonal chart shows that a buy date of 2 March to 30 June has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years. Further analysis also shows that a sell date of 2 September to 31 December has resulted in positive returns 80% of the time over the past 10 years.