Prices and Production

 

 

 

 

  Source: Various USDA Agricultural Marketing Service reports.  Data are preliminary  
               
    Unit Current Week Ago Year Ago
        Number % Change Number % Change
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 658 629 4.6% 653 0.8%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1346 1342 0.3% 1362 -1.2%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 817 816 0.1% 829 -1.4%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 536.6 512.0 4.8% 540.7 -0.8%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 101.28 100.07 1.2% 110.61 -8.4%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 162.47 159.17 2.1% 174.65 -7.0%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 124.49 123.55 0.8% 136.76 -9.0%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 218.75 222.61 -1.7% 204.98 6.7%
  Rib Choice 364.53 359.15 1.5% 352.98 3.3%
B Round Choice 183.41 184.73 -0.7% 160.71 14.1%
E Chuck Choice 172.91 180.13 -4.0% 170.64 1.3%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 68.74 80.53 -14.6% 51.23 34.2%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 223.77 224.63 -0.4% 201.88 10.8%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 9.05 9.12 -0.8% 9.17 -1.3%
          Week Ending 09/21/19
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2587 2611 -0.9% 2334 10.8%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 280 279 0.4% 279 0.4%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 209 208 0.5% 208 0.5%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 539.8 542.8 -0.6% 485.8 11.1%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Natl. Negotiated Purchase Weighted Avg 44.87 47.94 -6.4% 55.88 -19.7%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 60.30 61.89 -2.6% 59.01 2.2%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 62.43 64.08 -2.6% 61.26 1.9%
  Natl. Early Wean Feeder 10-12 Lbs. 34.49 34.35 0.4% 36.13 -4.5%
P Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 68.63 71.01 -3.3% 78.02 -12.0%
O Ham 53-54% Lean 59.45 60.84 -2.3% 58.61 1.4%
R Loin 53-54% Lean 69.13 70.66 -2.2% 83.30 -17.0%
K Belly 53-54% Lean 93.36 99.36 -6.0% 112.73 -17.2%
  Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 59.72 61.97 -3.6% 62.35 -4.2%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.53 3.55 -0.6% 3.68 -4.1%
          Week Ending 09/21/19
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 37 36 2.8% 38 -2.6%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 129 130 -0.8% 136 -5.1%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 65 65 0.0% 68 -4.4%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.4 2.3 4.3% 2.6 -7.7%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 297.80 294.93 1.0% 282.45 5.4%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 174.84 175.00 -0.1% NQ NA
  Lamb Cutout *   344.58 351.98 -2.1% 334.01 3.2%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 382.78 393.62 -2.8% 364.35 5.1%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 503.19 529.64 -5.0% 518.24 -2.9%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 914.87 936.57 -2.3% 894.14 2.3%
          Week Ending 09/21/19
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 173.7 148.9 16.6% 161.8 7.4%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.30 6.29 0.2% 6.22 1.3%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 831.7 711.9 16.8% 764.7 8.8%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 76.91 76.19 0.9% 84.01 -8.5%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 91.19 96.10 -5.1% 94.40 -3.4%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   39.18 40.73 -3.8% 30.41 28.8%
  Northeast Wings Whole 187.72 190.66 -1.5% 149.58 25.5%
          Week Ending 09/21/19
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.1 3.4 18.9% 4.1 0.8%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 32.2 31.1 3.6% 30.02 7.3%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 106.3 86.2 23.3% 98.3 8.1%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 94.32 94.17 0.2% 81.50 15.7%
          Week Ending 09/21/19
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
G Prices            
R Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.75 3.68 1.9% 3.12 20.4%
A Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 8.66 8.67 -0.1% 7.93 9.2%
I Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 289.70 300.10 -3.5% 321.90 -10.0%
N Distillers Grain, IL $ per Ton 140.00 143.00 -2.1% 145.00 -3.4%
          Week Ending 09/21/19
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.9387 1.9167 1.1% 1.6857 15.0%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.2755 2.2551 0.9% 2.2450 1.4%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 1.0461 1.0494 -0.3% 0.8618 21.4%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.3695 0.3673 0.6% 0.4038 -8.5%
          Week Ending 09/21/19
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable