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 645 626 3.0% 636 1.4%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1331 1332 -0.1% 1345 -1.0%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 809 809 0.0% 818 -1.1%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 521.0 505.5 3.1% 519.4 0.3%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 111.11 112.98 -1.7% 115.17 -3.5%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 175.89 177.96 -1.2% 183.87 -4.3%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 136.18 138.20 -1.5% 131.29 3.7%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 205.91 204.26 0.8% 201.37 2.3%
  Rib Choice 337.99 332.13 1.8% 319.65 5.7%
B Round Choice 162.14 162.92 -0.5% 172.83 -6.2%
E Chuck Choice 170.90 168.04 1.7% 162.93 4.9%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 80.31 73.99 8.5% 85.07 -5.6%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 211.73 216.68 -2.3% 233.65 -9.4%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 9.26 9.27 -0.1% 11.00 -15.8%
          Week Ending 08/11/18
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2333 2320 0.6% 2284 2.1%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 277 277 0.0% 277 0.0%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 207 207 0.0% 207 0.0%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 482.8 480.7 0.4% 473.2 2.0%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 48.94 58.55 -16.4% 79.85 -38.7%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 62.34 67.01 -7.0% 81.80 -23.8%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 64.66 69.45 -6.9% 84.35 -23.3%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 71.67 73.48 -2.5% 95.53 -25.0%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 59.59 56.77 5.0% 68.96 -13.6%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 76.21 75.52 0.9% 84.26 -9.6%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 99.47 115.58 -13.9% 200.46 -50.4%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 58.80 55.75 5.5% 73.98 -20.5%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.78 3.74 1.1% 4.09 -7.6%
          Week Ending 08/11/18
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 38 36 5.6% 36 5.0%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 139 139 0.0% 134 3.7%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 70 70 0.0% 67 4.5%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.6 2.5 4.0% 2.4 8.3%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 282.08 281.27 0.3% 325.39 -13.3%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 141.50 151.00 -6.3% 187.00 -24.3%
  Lamb Cutout *   329.06 328.57 0.1% 375.70 -12.4%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 376.44 366.11 2.8% 403.50 -6.7%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 552.06 539.87 2.3% 606.24 -8.9%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 828.15 881.82 -6.1% 948.34 -12.7%
          Week Ending 08/11/18
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 168.8 166.2 1.6% 163.7 3.1%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.20 6.17 0.5% 6.15 0.8%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 795.5 779.2 2.1% 765.1 4.0%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 89.88 95.90 -6.3% 94.05 -4.4%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 116.98 120.51 -2.9% 147.40 -20.6%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   31.57 33.09 -4.6% 43.33 -27.1%
  Northeast Wings Whole 140.04 139.74 0.2% 211.12 -33.7%
          Week Ending 08/11/18
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.3 4.5 -4.6% 4.5 -5.2%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 31.2 30.1 3.9% 30.91 1.0%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 107.3 108.3 -0.9% 112.0 -4.2%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 81.00 82.00 -1.2% 96.71 -16.2%
          Week Ending 08/11/18
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.44 3.46 -0.7% 3.23 6.5%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 5.90 5.95 -0.9% 5.37 9.8%
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 5.99 5.97 0.3% 3.95 51.7%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 8.74 8.68 0.7% 9.30 -6.0%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 342.60 343.30 -0.2% 297.30 15.2%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 150.00 150.00 0.0% 117.50 27.7%
          Week Ending 08/11/18
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.5725 1.5765 -0.3% 1.6822 -6.5%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.2704 2.2592 0.5% 2.6459 -14.2%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.7976 0.7817 2.0% 0.8622 -7.5%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.3543 0.3389 4.5% 0.4317 -17.9%
          Week Ending 08/11/18
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable