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 596 620 -3.9% 602 -1.0%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1369 1376 -0.5% 1369 0.0%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 821 830 -1.1% 823 -0.2%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 489.2 515.2 -5.0% 494.2 -1.0%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 124.74 124.98 -0.2% 129.75 -3.9%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 199.20 199.88 -0.3% 205.03 -2.8%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 136.79 140.51 -2.6% 147.35 -7.2%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 216.68 216.86 -0.1% 208.47 3.9%
  Rib Choice 355.20 352.63 0.7% 331.79 7.1%
B Round Choice 177.67 176.08 0.9% 172.26 3.1%
E Chuck Choice 173.50 176.40 -1.6% 173.69 -0.1%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 65.29 61.42 6.3% 81.42 -19.8%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 211.11 209.60 0.7% 215.01 -1.8%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 9.02 9.01 0.1% 10.27 -12.2%
          Week Ending 02/16/19
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2514 2516 -0.1% 2385 5.4%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 287 286 0.3% 285 0.7%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 215 213 0.9% 213 0.9%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 539.5 536.8 0.5% 508.8 6.0%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 48.34 49.56 -2.4% 67.50 -28.4%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 56.02 56.99 -1.7% 70.93 -21.0%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 57.84 58.86 -1.7% 72.96 -20.7%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 64.07 65.98 -2.9% 77.21 -17.0%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 43.52 45.24 -3.8% 57.20 -23.9%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 65.07 67.25 -3.2% 72.50 -10.2%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 108.04 114.31 -5.5% 125.54 -13.9%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 47.34 54.01 -12.3% 65.26 -27.5%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.29 3.33 -1.2% 3.76 -12.5%
          Week Ending 02/16/19
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 39 39 0.0% 36 8.9%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 137 137 0.0% 147 -6.8%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 69 69 0.0% 74 -6.8%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.7 2.6 3.8% 2.6 3.8%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 263.79 264.62 -0.3% 258.39 2.1%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs NQ 185.00 NA NQ NA
  Lamb Cutout *   325.90 330.47 -1.4% 326.15 -0.1%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 362.03 358.92 0.9% 360.44 0.4%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 495.60 532.80 -7.0% 541.85 -8.5%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 915.47 902.80 1.4% 904.22 1.2%
          Week Ending 02/16/19
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 162.0 163.2 -0.7% 162.8 -0.5%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.07 6.11 -0.7% 6.12 -0.8%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 747.4 757.7 -1.4% 757.3 -1.3%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 90.94 91.16 -0.2% 91.24 -0.3%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 107.22 108.09 -0.8% 103.80 3.3%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   29.99 29.99 0.0% 37.87 -20.8%
  Northeast Wings Whole 189.88 194.93 -2.6% 169.21 12.2%
          Week Ending 02/16/19
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.1 3.8 6.7% 4.2 -2.5%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 33.9 34.1 -0.6% 32.16 5.4%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 110.8 104.4 6.1% 107.8 2.8%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 83.00 82.54 0.6% 80.99 2.5%
          Week Ending 02/16/19
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
G Prices            
R Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.68 3.64 1.2% 3.48 5.7%
A Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 8.79 8.87 -0.9% 10.13 -13.2%
I Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 306.00 304.00 0.7% 378.20 -19.1%
N Distillers Grain, IL $ per Ton 160.00 150.00 6.7% 152.50 4.9%
          Week Ending 02/16/19
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.4337 1.4310 0.2% 1.5357 -6.6%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.2855 2.2320 2.4% 2.1305 7.3%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.9811 0.9766 0.5% 0.7133 37.5%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.4682 0.4669 0.3% 0.2523 85.6%
          Week Ending 02/16/19
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable