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 626 520 20.4% 612 2.4%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1376 1374 0.1% 1382 -0.4%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 832 829 0.4% 831 0.1%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 520.3 430.5 20.9% 507.1 2.6%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 121.94 122.55 -0.5% 119.92 1.7%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 195.00 194.64 0.2% 191.72 1.7%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 131.36 NQ NA 135.60 -3.1%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 213.70 215.75 -0.9% 209.61 2.0%
  Rib Choice 348.78 347.25 0.4% 316.28 10.3%
B Round Choice 171.69 176.63 -2.8% 179.49 -4.3%
E Chuck Choice 175.78 179.66 -2.2% 178.93 -1.8%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 57.16 65.67 -13.0% 76.49 -25.3%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 200.68 198.06 1.3% 213.39 -6.0%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 9.01 8.88 1.5% 10.71 -15.9%
          Week Ending 01/12/19
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2565 2262 13.4% 2440 5.1%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 286 286 0.0% 287 -0.3%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 213 213 0.0% 214 -0.5%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 547.1 482.6 13.4% 522.9 4.6%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 51.06 47.08 8.5% 68.52 -25.5%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 57.51 56.01 2.7% 67.88 -15.3%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 59.23 57.75 2.6% 69.64 -14.9%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 70.36 69.96 0.6% 79.25 -11.2%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 47.60 46.21 3.0% 60.55 -21.4%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 63.51 63.53 -0.0% 71.36 -11.0%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 138.99 130.01 6.9% 127.34 9.2%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 50.36 45.74 10.1% 69.89 -27.9%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.39 3.43 -1.2% 3.84 -11.7%
          Week Ending 01/12/19
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 40 29 37.9% 37 8.0%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 137 136 0.7% 143 -4.2%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 69 69 0.0% 72 -4.2%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.7 2.0 35.0% 2.7 0.0%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 260.67 265.08 -1.7% 262.03 -0.5%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 174.00 NQ NA NQ NA
  Lamb Cutout *   330.00 339.77 -2.9% 325.47 1.4%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 364.43 363.70 0.2% 342.44 6.4%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 520.15 583.31 -10.8% 570.30 -8.8%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 896.75 897.18 -0.0% 1075.19 -16.6%
          Week Ending 01/12/19
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 137.9 117.7 17.2% 129.1 6.8%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.21 6.27 -1.0% 6.14 1.1%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 650.7 560.7 16.1% 602.4 8.0%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 103.87 104.79 -0.9% 96.09 8.1%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 101.13 97.49 3.7% 105.78 -4.4%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   30.35 28.38 6.9% 37.08 -18.1%
  Northeast Wings Whole 163.14 156.81 4.0% 168.71 -3.3%
          Week Ending 01/12/19
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 3.1 2.3 34.7% 3.2 -5.8%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 33.3 34.3 -2.8% 32.93 1.1%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 81.8 62.5 31.0% 85.9 -4.8%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 80.01 79.93 0.1% 75.50 6.0%
          Week Ending 01/12/19
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
G Prices            
R Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.56 3.63 -1.9% 3.30 7.7%
A Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 8.72 8.86 -1.6% 9.37 -6.9%
I Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 317.80 317.70 0.0% 309.10 2.8%
N Distillers Grain, IL $ per Ton 160.00 160.00 0.0% 137.50 16.4%
          Week Ending 01/12/19
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.4212 1.3979 1.7% 1.5162 -6.3%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.2168 2.2168 0.0% 2.2373 -0.9%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.9165 0.9017 1.6% 0.6974 31.4%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.4843 0.4702 3.0% 0.2796 73.2%
          Week Ending 01/12/19
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable