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 613 588 4.3% 538 13.9%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1360 1361 -0.1% 1366 -0.4%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 820 820 0.0% 829 -1.1%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 501.5 481.1 4.2% 445.0 12.7%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 128.95 128.64 0.2% 136.12 -5.3%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 212.97 207.94 2.4% 217.67 -2.2%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 131.04 128.85 1.7% 155.72 -15.8%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 223.12 221.56 0.7% 226.62 -1.5%
  Rib Choice 341.71 337.23 1.3% 360.86 -5.3%
B Round Choice 181.14 182.27 -0.6% 179.15 1.1%
E Chuck Choice 166.03 166.77 -0.4% 168.67 -1.6%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 106.86 103.66 3.1% 97.11 10.0%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 217.25 215.69 0.7% 218.40 -0.5%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 11.92 11.85 0.6% 11.27 5.8%
          Week Ending 03/25/17
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2313 2335 -0.9% 2166 6.8%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 284 284 0.0% 284 0.0%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 212 212 0.0% 213 -0.5%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 491.2 495.8 -0.9% 461.4 6.5%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 66.40 67.23 -1.2% 61.88 7.3%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 68.80 69.29 -0.7% 64.30 7.0%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 71.28 71.69 -0.6% 66.65 7.0%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 79.49 82.05 -3.1% 76.20 4.3%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 60.16 60.99 -1.4% 50.44 19.3%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 79.17 81.72 -3.1% 77.30 2.4%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 133.81 136.89 -2.2% 134.38 -0.4%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 70.39 68.02 3.5% 55.77 26.2%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.98 4.00 -0.5% 3.49 14.0%
          Week Ending 03/25/17
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 40 40 0.0% 40 0.7%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 145 144 0.7% 130 11.5%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 73 72 1.4% 65 12.3%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.9 2.9 0.0% 2.6 11.5%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 273.69 265.39 3.1% NQ NA
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 216.00 NQ NA 191.00 13.1%
  Lamb Cutout *   286.97 283.04 1.4% 312.56 -8.2%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 338.16 316.26 6.9% 352.77 -4.1%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 530.64 512.02 3.6% 513.82 3.3%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 741.84 738.57 0.4% 733.45 1.1%
          Week Ending 03/25/17
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 162.3 159.7 1.6% 156.4 3.8%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.04 6.09 -0.8% 6.16 -1.9%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 744.9 739.3 0.8% 732.2 1.7%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 98.57 96.63 2.0% 87.19 13.1%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 127.43 124.83 2.1% 114.46 11.3%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   38.65 38.44 0.5% 31.80 21.5%
  Northeast Wings Whole 185.70 179.18 3.6% 174.85 6.2%
          Week Ending 03/25/17
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.5 4.1 10.5% 4.0 12.1%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 31.5 32.1 -1.8% 31.01 1.6%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 114.3 105.3 8.5% 100.4 13.9%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 102.07 102.50 -0.4% 114.50 -10.9%
          Week Ending 03/25/17
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.18 3.24 -1.9% 3.53 -9.9%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 4.58 4.67 -1.9% NQ NA
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 3.83 4.09 -6.4% 4.45 -13.9%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 9.77 9.88 -1.1% 9.12 7.2%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 315.20 325.30 -3.1% 281.80 11.9%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 102.50 102.50 0.0% 132.50 -22.6%
          Week Ending 03/25/17
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.544100 1.594900 -3.2% 1.5030 2.7%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.196900 2.189700 0.3% 1.9930 10.2%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.851700 0.849200 0.3% 0.7420 14.8%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.526300 0.520200 1.2% 0.2390 120.2%
          Week Ending 03/25/17
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable