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 631 597 5.7% 611 3.2%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1348 1351 -0.2% 1354 -0.4%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 808 810 -0.2% 818 -1.2%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 508.9 482.8 5.4% 498.8 2.0%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 130.00 127.14 2.2% 125.90 3.3%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 207.59 204.25 1.6% 201.79 2.9%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 144.16 141.31 2.0% 139.33 3.5%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 228.95 227.70 0.5% 224.18 2.1%
  Rib Choice 378.35 372.92 1.5% 368.77 2.6%
B Round Choice 183.27 182.84 0.2% 172.99 5.9%
E Chuck Choice 180.71 181.14 -0.2% 179.17 0.9%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 82.76 79.12 4.6% 83.47 -0.9%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 217.51 216.25 0.6% 218.31 -0.4%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 9.09 9.06 0.3% 10.09 -9.9%
          Week Ending 03/23/19
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2508 2447 2.5% 2410 4.1%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 287 287 0.0% 286 0.3%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 215 215 0.0% 214 0.5%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 538.0 525.4 2.4% 516.1 4.2%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 61.76 51.84 19.1% 54.68 12.9%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 61.92 56.86 8.9% 62.97 -1.7%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 63.78 58.83 8.4% 65.01 -1.9%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 74.92 67.92 10.3% 71.40 4.9%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 63.76 53.40 19.4% 53.06 20.2%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 68.79 63.11 9.0% 73.05 -5.8%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 135.46 123.53 9.7% 101.78 33.1%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 62.78 51.37 22.2% 63.89 -1.7%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.33 3.30 0.9% 3.66 -9.0%
          Week Ending 03/23/19
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 44 35 25.7% 44 -1.1%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 140 139 0.7% 142 -1.4%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 70 70 0.0% 71 -1.4%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 3.0 2.4 25.0% 3.2 -6.3%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 272.56 268.61 1.5% 266.35 2.3%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs NQ NQ NA 205.00 NA
  Lamb Cutout *   329.26 331.23 -0.6% 328.88 0.1%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 361.58 364.81 -0.9% 383.57 -5.7%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 518.74 528.80 -1.9% 556.97 -6.9%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 906.66 914.46 -0.9% 867.49 4.5%
          Week Ending 03/23/19
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 160.7 160.3 0.3% 159.2 0.9%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.09 6.16 -1.1% 6.21 -1.9%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 744.0 750.3 -0.8% 751.6 -1.0%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 96.33 92.00 4.7% 106.13 -9.2%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 119.58 110.07 8.6% 130.96 -8.7%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   40.92 39.30 4.1% 39.85 2.7%
  Northeast Wings Whole 194.35 183.44 5.9% 152.66 27.3%
          Week Ending 03/23/19
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.1 3.9 4.2% 4.2 -1.0%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 33.0 32.8 0.9% 31.30 5.6%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 109.4 104.1 5.1% 104.7 4.5%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 82.07 84.00 -2.3% 79.50 3.2%
          Week Ending 03/23/19
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
G Prices            
R Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.70 3.63 2.1% 3.49 6.2%
A Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 8.82 8.66 1.8% 10.03 -12.1%
I Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 313.30 308.90 1.4% 372.50 -15.9%
N Distillers Grain, IL $ per Ton 157.50 155.00 1.6% 165.00 -4.5%
          Week Ending 03/23/19
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.6211 1.6111 0.6% 1.5690 3.3%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.2912 2.2799 0.5% 2.1700 5.6%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.9554 0.9617 -0.7% 0.6895 38.6%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.4150 0.4089 1.5% 0.2404 72.6%
          Week Ending 03/23/19
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable