Prices and Production

 

 

 

  Source: Various USDA Agricultural Marketing Service reports. Some data are preliminary  
               
    Unit Current Week Ago Year Ago
        Number % Change Number % Change
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 635 650 -2.3% 618 2.8%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1329 1325 0.3% 1336 -0.5%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 807 804 0.4% 810 -0.4%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 511.3 521.3 -1.9% 498.9 2.5%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 113.10 110.50 2.4% 119.33 -5.2%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg NQ 174.05 NA 189.74 NA
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 135.69 137.44 -1.3% 138.37 -1.9%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 204.32 206.48 -1.0% 207.88 -1.7%
  Rib Choice 320.15 322.63 -0.8% 317.97 0.7%
B Round Choice 161.76 162.97 -0.7% 173.86 -7.0%
E Chuck Choice 165.00 165.39 -0.2% 167.29 -1.4%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 71.10 66.61 6.7% 88.96 -20.1%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 218.54 219.91 -0.6% 233.63 -6.5%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 9.18 9.45 -2.9% 11.69 -21.5%
          Week Ending 07/21/18
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2382 2275 4.7% 2203 8.1%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 278 279 -0.4% 276 0.7%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 208 209 -0.5% 207 0.5%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 495.4 474.8 4.3% 455.3 8.8%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 71.59 76.09 -5.9% 85.35 -16.1%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 76.36 78.54 -2.8% 87.26 -12.5%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 78.74 80.97 -2.7% 89.91 -12.4%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 82.69 84.08 -1.7% 103.93 -20.4%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 54.89 54.31 1.1% 79.12 -30.6%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 77.85 80.31 -3.1% 94.11 -17.3%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 170.36 171.52 -0.7% 211.76 -19.5%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 62.29 75.60 -17.6% 93.87 -33.6%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.74 3.83 -2.3% 4.12 -9.2%
          Week Ending 07/21/18
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 37 36 2.8% 37 1.1%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 141 141 0.0% 135 4.4%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 71 71 0.0% 68 4.4%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.6 2.5 4.0% 2.5 4.0%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 288.06 279.86 2.9% 334.73 -13.9%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 141.63 156.00 -9.2% 170.00 -16.7%
  Lamb Cutout *   341.57 338.65 0.9% 387.28 -11.8%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 364.02 367.92 -1.1% 395.71 -8.0%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 562.38 557.94 0.8% 623.07 -9.7%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 893.67 891.96 0.2% 936.35 -4.6%
          Week Ending 07/21/18
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 165.6 144.4 14.7% 164.5 0.7%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.07 6.00 1.2% 6.12 -0.8%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 764.1 658.6 16.0% 765.2 -0.2%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 111.41 112.48 -1.0% 101.96 9.3%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 127.55 128.14 -0.5% 154.73 -17.6%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   34.13 35.04 -2.6% 44.42 -23.2%
  Northeast Wings Whole 141.21 137.02 3.1% 204.77 -31.0%
          Week Ending 07/21/18
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.2 3.7 13.5% 4.1 2.4%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 30.8 30.5 0.9% 31.13 -1.2%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 104.2 91.0 14.5% 103.1 1.1%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 78.50 78.80 -0.4% 97.00 -19.1%
          Week Ending 07/21/18
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.35 3.29 1.7% 3.54 -5.5%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 5.85 5.97 -2.0% 5.40 8.3%
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 5.39 5.22 3.3% 4.57 17.9%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 8.42 8.36 0.7% 10.09 -16.6%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 339.30 341.90 -0.8% 332.00 2.2%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 150.00 142.50 5.3% 107.50 39.5%
          Week Ending 07/21/18
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.5725 1.5935 -1.3% 1.5866 -0.9%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.2367 2.2974 -2.6% 2.6086 -14.3%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.7819 0.7791 0.4% 0.9026 -13.4%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.3358 0.3365 -0.2% 0.4477 -25.0%
          Week Ending 07/21/18
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable