Livestock Marketing Information Center

WEEKLY PRICE AND PRODUCTION SUMMARY

Source:  Various USDA Agricultural Marketing Service reports.  Some data are preliminary.

 
Unit Current Week Ago Year Ago
Number % Change Number % Change
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Production
FI Slaughter Thou Head 573 583 -1.7% 607 -5.6%
Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1319 1324 -0.4% 1301 1.4%
Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 794 796 -0.3% 787 0.9%
Beef Production Million Lbs 453.7 463.1 -2.0% 476.6 -4.8%
Prices - $/cwt
Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 149.32 149.71 -0.3% 127.20 17.4%
Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 240.29 240.09 0.1% 201.26 19.4%
Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 175.37 174.46 0.5% 135.89 29.1%
Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 225.50 232.13 -2.9% 190.60 18.3%
Rib Choice 323.04 327.00 -1.2% 275.99 17.0%
Round Choice 194.85 205.52 -5.2% 161.44 20.7%
Chuck Choice 180.48 184.58 -2.2% 159.99 12.8%
Trimmings, 50% Fresh 113.11 117.44 -3.7% 96.46 17.3%
Trimmings, 90% Fresh 255.22 257.87 -1.0% 217.80 17.2%
Hide/Offal Live Steer 16.07 16.09 -0.1% 14.44 11.3%
Week Ending 04/12/14
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Production
FI Slaughter Thou Head 2020 2030 -0.5% 2078 -2.8%
Avg. Live Weight Lbs 285 285 0.0% 277 2.9%
Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 214 214 0.0% 208 2.9%
Pork Production Million Lbs 432.6 434.1 -0.3% 431.7 0.2%
Prices - $/cwt
Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 123.02 127.75 -3.7% 80.98 51.9%
Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 120.24 120.95 -0.6% 80.42 49.5%
Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 122.31 123.27 -0.8% 82.82 47.7%
Pork Cutout 185 Lbs. 127.17 131.97 -3.6% 81.53 56.0%
Hams 51-52% Lean 104.19 114.67 -9.1% 62.72 66.1%
Loins 51-52% Lean 125.69 129.36 -2.8% 86.18 45.8%
Bellies 51-52% Lean 197.58 199.72 -1.1% 139.44 41.7%
Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 131.62 142.73 -7.8% 51.30 156.6%
Week Ending 04/12/14
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Production
FI Slaughter Thou Head 46 40 15.0% 38 21.7%
Avg. Live Weight Lbs 142 142 0.0% 148 -4.1%
Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 71 71 0.0% 74 -4.1%
Lamb Production Million Lbs 3.3 2.8 17.9% 2.8 17.9%
Prices - $/cwt
National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 291.58 296.51 -1.7% 224.59 29.8%
San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 199.00 206.00 -3.4% 129.00 54.3%
Lamb Cutout * 340.26 337.48 0.8% 256.62 32.6%
Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 396.88 372.70 6.5% 321.14 23.6%
Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 481.96 493.66 -2.4% 438.50 9.9%
Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 840.60 835.62 0.6% 499.73 68.2%
Week Ending 04/12/14
* As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior
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Production*
Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 155.5 150.8 3.1% 153.2 1.5%
Avg. Weight Lbs 5.83 5.60 4.1% 5.83 0.0%
Chicken Production Million Lbs 906.5 844.7 7.3% 893.4 1.5%
Prices - $/cwt
National Composite Whole Broiler 108.90 108.51 0.4% 106.94 1.8%
Georgia Dock Broiler 2.5-3 Lbs 107.25 106.48 0.7% 102.51 4.6%
Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 168.57 164.07 2.7% 153.24 10.0%
Northeast Legs 67.00 67.02 -0.0% 72.20 -7.2%
Northeast Wings Whole 142.60 145.43 -1.9% 152.64 -6.6%
Week Ending 04/12/14
* Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior
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Production *
Young Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.3 4.1 3.0% 4.2 0.9%
Avg. Weight Lbs 31.7 31.3 1.2% 31.14 1.8%
Turkey Production Million Lbs 135.0 129.5 4.2% 131.4 2.7%
Prices - $/cwt
National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 100.29 101.50 -1.2% 100.47 -0.2%
Week Ending 04/12/14
* Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior
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Prices - $/lb *
Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 2.398300 2.344300 2.3% 1.6593 44.5%
Butter U.S. Average 1.969700 1.898200 3.8% 1.6446 19.8%
Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 2.052400 2.073000 -1.0% 1.4918 37.6%
Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.671000 0.667200 0.6% 0.5866 14.4%
Week Ending 04/12/14
* All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior
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Prices
Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 4.87 4.81 1.1% 6.89 -29.4%
Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 7.45 7.78 -4.2% 8.02 -7.1%
Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 7.20 7.63 -5.7% 7.26 -0.8%
Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 15.06 14.96 0.7% 14.69 2.5%
Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 512.50 514.10 -0.3% 411.50 24.5%
Week Ending 04/12/14