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 595 590 0.8% 585 1.7%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1341 1347 -0.4% 1344 -0.2%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 809 814 -0.6% 816 -0.9%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 480.1 479.0 0.2% 476.4 0.8%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 131.62 128.01 2.8% 126.45 4.1%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 209.22 205.30 1.9% 200.68 4.3%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 132.37 131.72 0.5% 139.12 -4.9%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 215.63 209.94 2.7% 222.27 -3.0%
  Rib Choice 341.72 336.34 1.6% 335.44 1.9%
B Round Choice 170.46 165.12 3.2% 178.39 -4.4%
E Chuck Choice 168.43 162.74 3.5% 169.76 -0.8%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 104.32 100.47 3.8% 73.38 42.2%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 217.01 216.76 0.1% 218.83 -0.8%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 12.05 11.89 1.3% 11.41 5.6%
          Week Ending 04/22/17
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2287 2223 2.9% 2233 2.4%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 285 284 0.4% 285 0.0%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 213 212 0.5% 214 -0.5%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 486.5 472.4 3.0% 477.2 1.9%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 54.42 56.86 -4.3% 65.50 -16.9%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 61.48 62.36 -1.4% 66.93 -8.1%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 63.87 64.73 -1.3% 69.13 -7.6%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 75.06 75.27 -0.3% 80.27 -6.5%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 57.82 56.48 2.4% 64.69 -10.6%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 75.14 74.52 0.8% 80.33 -6.5%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 117.03 122.84 -4.7% 120.20 -2.6%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 65.86 67.49 -2.4% 74.84 -12.0%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.96 3.96 0.0% 3.61 9.7%
          Week Ending 04/22/17
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 31 42 -26.2% 40 -21.9%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 139 143 -2.8% 136 2.2%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 70 72 -2.8% 69 1.4%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.2 3.0 -26.7% 2.7 -18.5%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 278.35 283.19 -1.7% 256.77 8.4%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 229.00 234.00 -2.1% 210.00 9.0%
  Lamb Cutout *   314.01 307.35 2.2% 306.30 2.5%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 355.81 351.94 1.1% 353.51 0.7%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 531.82 535.21 -0.6% 523.25 1.6%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 801.86 743.65 7.8% 743.74 7.8%
          Week Ending 04/22/17
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 160.4 161.5 -0.6% 159.5 0.6%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.07 6.11 -0.7% 6.18 -1.8%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 740.1 749.8 -1.3% 749.3 -1.2%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 96.44 96.49 -0.1% 89.19 8.1%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 127.72 128.51 -0.6% 116.65 9.5%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   37.94 38.17 -0.6% 34.17 11.0%
  Northeast Wings Whole 187.24 187.32 -0.0% 180.31 3.8%
          Week Ending 04/22/17
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 3.5 4.1 -16.0% 4.3 -20.2%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 32.5 31.4 3.8% 30.05 8.3%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 90.5 103.8 -12.8% 104.7 -13.6%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 99.00 99.00 0.0% 124.22 -20.3%
          Week Ending 04/22/17
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.28 3.39 -3.1% 3.62 -9.3%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 4.48 4.65 -3.7% NQ NA
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 3.65 3.83 -4.7% 4.42 -17.4%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 9.37 9.46 -0.9% 10.15 -7.7%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 302.40 310.00 -2.5% 331.70 -8.8%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 100.00 97.50 2.6% 125.00 -20.0%
          Week Ending 04/22/17
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.4985 1.4655 2.3% 1.4948 0.2%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.1331 2.1299 0.2% 2.0514 4.0%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.8316 0.8254 0.8% 0.7245 14.8%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.5286 0.5341 -1.0% 0.2432 117.4%
          Week Ending 04/22/17
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable