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 624 605 3.1% 601 3.8%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1353 1357 -0.3% 1327 2.0%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 817 818 -0.1% 800 2.1%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 508.5 493.5 3.0% 479.9 6.0%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 121.31 119.49 1.5% 131.60 -7.8%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 187.21 189.97 -1.5% 209.23 -10.5%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 143.76 135.27 6.3% 132.37 8.6%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 211.78 213.34 -0.7% 215.63 -1.8%
  Rib Choice 346.17 350.29 -1.2% 341.72 1.3%
B Round Choice 165.82 165.30 0.3% 170.46 -2.7%
E Chuck Choice 170.94 172.07 -0.7% 168.43 1.5%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 93.41 91.83 1.7% 104.32 -10.5%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 218.16 218.31 -0.1% 217.01 0.5%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 9.75 9.76 -0.1% 12.05 -19.1%
          Week Ending 04/21/18
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2436 2372 2.7% 2297 6.0%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 286 286 0.0% 285 0.4%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 214 214 0.0% 213 0.5%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 522.3 508.0 2.8% 490.3 6.5%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 55.31 48.45 14.2% 54.24 2.0%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 58.65 55.39 5.9% 61.17 -4.1%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 60.70 57.38 5.8% 63.47 -4.4%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 68.23 66.29 2.9% 75.06 -9.1%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 55.11 53.43 3.1% 57.82 -4.7%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 69.26 67.70 2.3% 75.14 -7.8%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 91.32 85.37 7.0% 117.03 -22.0%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 56.82 57.18 -0.6% 69.59 -18.4%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.62 3.61 0.3% 3.96 -8.6%
          Week Ending 04/21/18
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 37 38 -2.6% 32 15.0%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 135 139 -2.9% 138 -2.2%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 68 70 -2.9% 69 -1.4%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.5 2.7 -7.4% 2.2 13.6%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 269.25 261.21 3.1% 278.35 -3.3%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 212.00 212.00 0.0% 232.00 -8.6%
  Lamb Cutout *   322.74 325.97 -1.0% 314.01 2.8%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 363.56 366.38 -0.8% 355.81 2.2%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 527.03 524.79 0.4% 531.82 -0.9%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 882.86 859.59 2.7% 801.86 10.1%
          Week Ending 04/21/18
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 159.4 158.7 0.4% 160.4 -0.6%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.28 6.14 2.3% 6.07 3.5%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 760.8 740.7 2.7% 740.1 2.8%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 108.75 108.34 0.4% 96.44 12.8%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 133.57 139.33 -4.1% 127.72 4.6%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   40.18 41.35 -2.8% 37.94 5.9%
  Northeast Wings Whole 143.33 143.47 -0.1% 187.24 -23.5%
          Week Ending 04/21/18
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.0 4.0 0.4% 3.5 14.8%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 31.7 31.7 -0.3% 32.54 -2.7%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 101.0 100.9 0.1% 90.5 11.6%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 79.50 80.50 -1.2% 99.00 -19.7%
          Week Ending 04/21/18
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.68 3.71 -0.8% 3.28 12.0%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 5.79 5.87 -1.4% 4.48 29.2%
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 4.83 4.98 -3.0% 3.65 32.3%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 10.24 10.47 -2.1% 9.37 9.3%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 378.30 391.40 -3.3% 302.40 25.1%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 177.50 165.00 7.6% 100.00 77.5%
          Week Ending 04/21/18
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.5890 1.5890 0.0% 1.4981 6.1%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.2559 2.1867 3.2% 2.1339 5.7%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.7049 0.6946 1.5% 0.8330 -15.4%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.2594 0.2548 1.8% 0.5222 -50.3%
          Week Ending 04/21/18
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable