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 641 634 1.1% 579 10.7%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1335 1334 0.1% 1353 -1.3%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 810 809 0.1% 826 -1.9%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 518.0 511.9 1.2% 477.6 8.5%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 115.17 117.30 -1.8% 118.35 -2.7%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 183.89 187.36 -1.9% 186.91 -1.6%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 131.29 131.99 -0.5% 132.45 -0.9%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 201.37 205.00 -1.8% 200.54 0.4%
  Rib Choice 319.65 315.88 1.2% 323.02 -1.0%
B Round Choice 172.83 175.57 -1.6% 164.36 5.2%
E Chuck Choice 162.93 167.26 -2.6% 155.44 4.8%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 85.07 87.92 -3.2% 66.42 28.1%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 233.65 233.36 0.1% 215.01 8.7%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 11.00 11.37 -3.3% 11.24 -2.1%
          Week Ending 08/12/17
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2272 2250 1.0% 2246 1.2%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 276 277 -0.4% 276 0.0%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 207 207 0.0% 207 0.0%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 469.9 466.2 0.8% 464.5 1.2%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 80.13 80.64 -0.6% 63.03 27.1%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 82.04 82.91 -1.0% 67.60 21.4%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 84.60 85.55 -1.1% 70.09 20.7%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 95.53 97.57 -2.1% 76.05 25.6%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 68.96 71.79 -3.9% 65.09 5.9%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 84.26 85.79 -1.8% 80.50 4.7%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 200.46 207.26 -3.3% 93.56 114.2%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 73.98 83.32 -11.2% 73.28 1.0%
  By-product Value Live Hog 4.09 4.11 -0.5% 4.06 0.7%
          Week Ending 08/12/17
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 36 38 -5.3% 37 -2.2%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 136 134 1.5% 134 1.5%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 69 67 3.0% 67 3.0%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.4 2.5 -4.0% 2.5 -4.0%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 325.39 329.57 -1.3% 300.63 8.2%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 187.00 170.00 10.0% 186.00 0.5%
  Lamb Cutout *   375.70 385.30 -2.5% 318.19 18.1%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 403.50 403.85 -0.1% 335.55 20.3%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 606.24 614.59 -1.4% 541.49 12.0%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 948.34 946.58 0.2% 726.59 30.5%
          Week Ending 08/12/17
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 163.7 165.3 -1.0% 162.3 0.8%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.15 6.08 1.2% 6.17 -0.3%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 765.1 763.8 0.2% 761.2 0.5%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 94.05 95.24 -1.2% 79.86 17.8%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 147.40 148.18 -0.5% 138.47 6.4%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   43.33 43.69 -0.8% 32.88 31.8%
  Northeast Wings Whole 211.12 206.74 2.1% 153.19 37.8%
          Week Ending 08/12/17
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.5 4.2 7.3% 4.6 -1.4%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 30.9 30.5 1.3% 30.07 2.8%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 112.0 103.1 8.6% 110.6 1.3%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 96.71 93.50 3.4% 118.50 -18.4%
          Week Ending 08/12/17
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.23 3.29 -2.0% 2.98 8.4%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 5.37 5.11 5.1% 4.93 8.9%
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 3.91 4.10 -4.6% 3.59 8.9%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 9.30 9.48 -1.9% 10.22 -9.0%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 297.30 309.80 -4.0% 341.40 -12.9%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 117.50 115.00 2.2% 145.00 -19.0%
          Week Ending 08/12/17
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.6813 1.6226 3.6% 1.6973 -0.9%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.6456 2.6475 -0.1% 2.2156 19.4%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.8620 0.8854 -2.6% 0.8488 1.6%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.4344 0.4489 -3.2% 0.2821 54.0%
          Week Ending 08/12/17
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable