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 632 622 1.6% 602 5.0%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1362 1362 0.0% 1383 -1.5%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 827 829 -0.2% 841 -1.7%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 521.5 514.4 1.4% 505.0 3.3%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 109.82 111.01 -1.1% 99.24 10.7%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg NQ 174.96 NA 157.15 NA
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 134.26 132.16 1.6% 98.49 36.3%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 198.63 197.50 0.6% 179.99 10.4%
  Rib Choice 350.85 344.68 1.8% 294.02 19.3%
B Round Choice 168.08 169.36 -0.8% 157.77 6.5%
E Chuck Choice 168.21 168.78 -0.3% 156.33 7.6%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 55.93 48.87 14.4% 32.30 73.2%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 215.20 216.47 -0.6% 192.28 11.9%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 10.20 10.35 -1.4% 11.55 -11.7%
          Week Ending 10/21/17
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2485 2516 -1.2% 2524 -1.5%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 282 282 0.0% 283 -0.4%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 211 211 0.0% 211 0.0%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 523.1 529.9 -1.3% 532.6 -1.8%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 62.31 55.93 11.4% 46.17 35.0%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 62.07 59.39 4.5% 52.94 17.3%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 64.30 61.60 4.4% 55.07 16.8%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 74.75 73.84 1.2% 73.08 2.3%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 66.79 64.42 3.7% 54.57 22.4%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 74.77 73.75 1.4% 75.67 -1.2%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 95.76 95.17 0.6% 109.92 -12.9%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 61.38 63.76 -3.7% 42.22 45.4%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.83 3.79 1.1% 3.71 3.2%
          Week Ending 10/21/17
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 36 37 -2.7% 38 -5.3%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 131 132 -0.8% 131 0.0%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 66 66 0.0% 66 0.0%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.3 2.4 -4.2% 2.5 -8.0%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 298.86 308.94 -3.3% 305.35 -2.1%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 154.00 153.50 0.3% 144.00 6.9%
  Lamb Cutout *   350.38 346.68 1.1% 321.49 9.0%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 365.09 357.55 2.1% 337.64 8.1%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 593.00 605.60 -2.1% 552.62 7.3%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 877.56 935.57 -6.2% 772.61 13.6%
          Week Ending 10/21/17
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 165.9 165.8 0.0% 156.4 6.1%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.28 6.19 1.5% 6.17 1.8%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 791.7 780.2 1.5% 733.4 7.9%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 84.21 84.44 -0.3% 71.32 18.1%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 113.42 111.31 1.9% 114.34 -0.8%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   39.10 39.02 0.2% 33.78 15.7%
  Northeast Wings Whole 204.96 204.61 0.2% 180.13 13.8%
          Week Ending 10/21/17
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.5 4.0 12.6% 4.2 5.8%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 31.2 33.0 -5.2% 30.30 3.1%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 112.4 105.3 6.7% 103.0 9.1%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 94.39 90.00 4.9% 119.40 -20.9%
          Week Ending 10/21/17
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.12 3.09 0.8% 3.06 1.8%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 5.29 5.20 1.7% 4.63 14.3%
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 3.55 3.68 -3.5% 3.42 3.8%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 9.57 9.67 -1.0% 9.49 0.9%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 317.90 323.30 -1.7% 316.10 0.6%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 115.00 117.50 -2.1% 115.00 0.0%
          Week Ending 10/21/17
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.6887 1.6718 1.0% 1.5755 7.2%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.3547 2.4173 -2.6% 1.8514 27.2%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.8277 0.8272 0.1% 0.9208 -10.1%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.3685 0.4047 -8.9% 0.3256 13.2%
          Week Ending 10/21/17
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable