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 638 638 0.0% 627 1.8%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1340 1339 0.1% 1332 0.6%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 803 802 0.1% 802 0.1%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 511.4 510.6 0.2% 501.9 1.9%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 128.37 126.19 1.7% 121.71 5.5%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 207.77 204.91 1.4% 191.84 8.3%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 146.95 143.56 2.4% 143.76 2.2%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 232.50 228.72 1.7% 211.78 9.8%
  Rib Choice 393.83 384.54 2.4% 346.17 13.8%
B Round Choice 173.41 174.07 -0.4% 165.82 4.6%
E Chuck Choice 179.26 177.31 1.1% 170.94 4.9%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 89.99 87.90 2.4% 93.41 -3.7%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 219.58 218.32 0.6% 218.16 0.7%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 9.12 9.14 -0.2% 9.75 -6.5%
          Week Ending 04/20/19
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2380 2384 -0.2% 2421 -1.7%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 287 287 0.0% 287 0.0%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 215 215 0.0% 215 0.0%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 510.4 510.7 -0.1% 519.9 -1.8%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 78.70 76.39 3.0% 55.51 41.8%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 77.69 76.23 1.9% 59.07 31.5%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 79.71 78.27 1.8% 61.08 30.5%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 87.13 84.10 3.6% 68.23 27.7%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 64.75 63.61 1.8% 55.11 17.5%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 76.17 74.92 1.7% 69.26 10.0%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 161.39 155.28 3.9% 91.32 76.7%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 94.57 91.01 3.9% 56.82 66.4%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.62 3.60 0.6% 3.62 0.0%
          Week Ending 04/20/19
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 41 44 -6.8% 37 12.3%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 142 141 0.7% 146 -2.7%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 71 71 0.0% 73 -2.7%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.9 3.1 -6.5% 2.7 7.4%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 287.52 284.00 1.2% 269.25 6.8%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs NQ NQ NA 212.00 NA
  Lamb Cutout *   329.93 331.11 -0.4% 322.74 2.2%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 367.45 375.30 -2.1% 363.56 1.1%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 517.50 529.49 -2.3% 527.03 -1.8%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 900.39 894.06 0.7% 882.86 2.0%
          Week Ending 04/20/19
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 164.4 164.3 0.1% 159.4 3.1%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.17 6.14 0.5% 6.28 -1.8%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 771.0 766.6 0.6% 760.8 1.3%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 97.11 96.25 0.9% 108.75 -10.7%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 129.83 126.61 2.5% 133.57 -2.8%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   41.36 41.86 -1.2% 40.18 2.9%
  Northeast Wings Whole 197.20 201.65 -2.2% 143.33 37.6%
          Week Ending 04/20/19
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 3.9 4.0 -2.3% 4.0 -1.2%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 33.1 33.6 -1.3% 31.66 4.7%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 104.6 108.4 -3.5% 101.0 3.5%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 85.00 87.24 -2.6% 79.50 6.9%
          Week Ending 04/20/19
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
G Prices            
R Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.58 3.56 0.6% 3.68 -2.6%
A Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 8.53 8.69 -1.8% 10.24 -16.7%
I Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 301.70 305.70 -1.3% 378.30 -20.2%
N Distillers Grain, IL $ per Ton 152.00 153.00 -0.7% 177.50 -14.4%
          Week Ending 04/20/19
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.6620 1.6332 1.8% 1.5889 4.6%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.2494 2.3017 -2.3% 2.2613 -0.5%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.9543 0.9569 -0.3% 0.7053 35.3%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.3964 0.3859 2.7% 0.2592 52.9%
          Week Ending 04/20/19
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable