corn-hog ratio

noun

Definition of corn-hog ratio

: a measure of the relative profitability of producing market pork at different times expressed as the number of bushels of maize equal in market value to 100 pounds of live hogs a profitable corn-hog ratio is 11:1 or higher

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“Corn-hog ratio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corn-hog%20ratio. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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