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 568 573 -0.9% 615 -7.6%
Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1317 1319 -0.2% 1295 1.7%
Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 794 794 0.0% 781 1.7%
Beef Production Million Lbs 449.6 453.7 -0.9% 479.5 -6.2%
Prices - $/cwt
Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 147.08 149.16 -1.4% 126.28 16.5%
Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 234.70 239.71 -2.1% 200.43 17.1%
Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 178.04 175.37 1.5% 129.10 37.9%
Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 224.27 225.50 -0.5% 190.51 17.7%
Rib Choice 328.33 323.04 1.6% 275.08 19.4%
Round Choice 192.15 194.85 -1.4% 158.27 21.4%
Chuck Choice 177.77 180.48 -1.5% 159.94 11.1%
Trimmings, 50% Fresh 118.06 113.11 4.4% 97.70 20.8%
Trimmings, 90% Fresh 250.45 255.22 -1.9% 210.61 18.9%
Hide/Offal Live Steer 16.05 16.11 -0.4% 14.45 11.1%
Week Ending 04/19/14
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Production
FI Slaughter Thou Head 2007 2020 -0.6% 2140 -6.2%
Avg. Live Weight Lbs 286 285 0.4% 277 3.2%
Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 215 214 0.5% 208 3.4%
Pork Production Million Lbs 430.7 432.6 -0.4% 444.5 -3.1%
Prices - $/cwt
Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 116.98 122.35 -4.4% 78.62 48.8%
Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 115.37 119.60 -3.5% 80.78 42.8%
Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 117.34 121.75 -3.6% 83.12 41.2%
Pork Cutout 185 Lbs. 121.74 127.17 -4.3% 83.52 45.8%
Hams 51-52% Lean 99.06 104.19 -4.9% 67.16 47.5%
Loins 51-52% Lean 124.02 125.69 -1.3% 85.10 45.7%
Bellies 51-52% Lean 177.41 197.58 -10.2% 144.85 22.5%
Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 124.37 135.30 -8.1% 51.47 141.6%
Week Ending 04/19/14
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Production
FI Slaughter Thou Head 43 46 -6.5% 38 14.3%
Avg. Live Weight Lbs 143 142 0.7% 145 -1.4%
Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 71 71 0.0% 72 -1.4%
Lamb Production Million Lbs 3.1 3.3 -6.1% 2.7 14.8%
Prices - $/cwt
National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 291.83 291.58 0.1% 228.22 27.9%
San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 193.50 197.50 -2.0% 116.00 66.8%
Lamb Cutout * 335.89 340.26 -1.3% 256.79 30.8%
Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 397.09 396.88 0.1% 320.29 24.0%
Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 481.66 481.96 -0.1% 451.51 6.7%
Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 838.00 840.60 -0.3% 497.38 68.5%
Week Ending 04/19/14
* As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior
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Production*
Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 154.7 155.5 -0.5% 154.2 0.3%
Avg. Weight Lbs 5.91 5.83 1.4% 5.81 1.7%
Chicken Production Million Lbs 914.3 906.5 0.9% 896.0 2.1%
Prices - $/cwt
National Composite Whole Broiler 111.82 108.88 2.7% 107.21 4.3%
Georgia Dock Broiler 2.5-3 Lbs 107.61 107.09 0.5% 102.75 4.7%
Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 172.79 168.57 2.5% 160.75 7.5%
Northeast Legs 65.94 67.00 -1.6% 73.14 -9.8%
Northeast Wings Whole 139.40 142.60 -2.2% 147.23 -5.3%
Week Ending 04/19/14
* Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior
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Production *
Young Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.2 4.3 -0.8% 4.3 -2.6%
Avg. Weight Lbs 31.0 31.7 -2.1% 31.28 -0.8%
Turkey Production Million Lbs 131.1 135.0 -2.9% 135.7 -3.4%
Prices - $/cwt
National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 101.78 100.29 1.5% 94.64 7.5%
Week Ending 04/19/14
* Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior
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Prices - $/lb *
Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 2.414900 2.399000 0.7% 1.6932 42.6%
Butter U.S. Average 1.983900 1.959300 1.3% 1.6618 19.4%
Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 1.998900 2.052200 -2.6% 1.5113 32.3%
Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.671800 0.670800 0.1% 0.5703 17.8%
Week Ending 04/19/14
* All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior
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Prices
Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 4.86 4.87 -0.2% 6.89 -29.5%
Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 7.69 7.45 3.2% 7.86 -2.2%
Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 7.58 7.20 5.4% 7.21 5.1%
Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 15.39 15.06 2.2% 14.69 4.8%
Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 517.80 512.50 1.0% 430.50 20.3%
Week Ending 04/19/14