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 657 651 0.9% 572 14.9%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1366 1365 0.1% 1375 -0.7%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 824 824 0.0% 833 -1.1%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 540.2 535.3 0.9% 475.2 13.7%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer   115.96 114.60 1.2% 115.39 0.5%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 183.56 181.04 1.4% 181.89 0.9%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 126.19 125.15 0.8% NQ NA
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 240.66 237.08 1.5% 213.76 12.6%
  Rib Choice 425.08 419.92 1.2% 408.29 4.1%
B Round Choice 193.73 189.89 2.0% 163.51 18.5%
E Chuck Choice 197.94 191.57 3.3% 168.89 17.2%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 93.37 87.89 6.2% 68.20 36.9%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 240.29 231.80 3.7% 192.45 24.9%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 8.92 8.88 0.5% 9.35 -4.6%
          Week Ending 11/23/19
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2749 2693 2.1% 2245 22.5%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 286 285 0.4% 285 0.4%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 213 212 0.5% 212 0.5%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 584.4 571.2 2.3% 476.8 22.6%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Natl. Negotiated Purchase Weighted Avg 42.43 45.95 -7.7% 51.11 -17.0%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 61.82 62.07 -0.4% 57.80 7.0%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 63.47 63.81 -0.5% 59.82 6.1%
  Natl. Early Wean Feeder 10-12 Lbs. 38.74 35.19 10.1% 43.99 -11.9%
P Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 87.30 80.50 8.4% 67.11 30.1%
O Ham 53-54% Lean 92.68 79.03 17.3% 49.91 85.7%
R Loin 53-54% Lean 70.71 69.79 1.3% 63.47 11.4%
K Belly 53-54% Lean 129.52 114.44 13.2% 106.89 21.2%
  Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 54.08 47.74 13.3% 41.86 29.2%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.59 3.59 0.0% 3.59 0.0%
          Week Ending 11/23/19
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 38 39 -2.6% 34 12.1%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 127 128 -0.8% 133 -4.5%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 64 64 0.0% 67 -4.5%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.4 2.5 -4.0% 2.3 4.3%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 294.73 295.34 -0.2% 268.23 9.9%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 178.50 179.50 -0.6% NQ NA
  Lamb Cutout *   350.68 354.45 -1.1% 334.71 4.8%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 386.08 395.43 -2.4% 362.34 6.6%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 539.57 529.97 1.8% 532.62 1.3%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 920.51 950.71 -3.2% 911.41 1.0%
          Week Ending 11/23/19
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 172.4 173.0 -0.4% 159.8 7.8%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.34 6.34 0.0% 6.18 2.6%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 830.5 833.5 -0.4% 750.8 10.6%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 78.31 78.50 -0.2% 87.07 -10.1%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 88.39 86.84 1.8% 83.12 6.3%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   32.03 32.15 -0.4% 29.04 10.3%
  Northeast Wings Whole 171.91 174.81 -1.7% 145.02 18.5%
          Week Ending 11/23/19
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 5.5 5.2 5.5% 4.3 27.8%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 28.9 30.2 -4.3% 30.88 -6.5%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 108.8 108.8 0.0% 106.4 2.2%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 101.55 98.80 2.8% 83.46 21.7%
          Week Ending 11/23/19
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
G Prices            
R Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.56 3.56 -0.1% 3.47 2.6%
A Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 9.18 9.27 -0.9% 8.46 8.6%
I Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 304.60 307.10 -0.8% 309.10 -1.5%
N Distillers Grain, IL $ per Ton 149.00 145.50 2.4% 145.00 2.8%
          Week Ending 11/23/19
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 2.1205 2.0789 2.0% 1.5166 39.8%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.0861 2.1177 -1.5% 2.2580 -7.6%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 1.1420 1.1332 0.8% 0.8842 29.2%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.3001 0.3099 -3.2% 0.4650 -35.5%
          Week Ending 11/23/19
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable