Prices and Production

 

 

  Source: Various USDA Agricultural Marketing Service reports.  Data are preliminary  
               
    Unit Current Week Ago Year Ago
        Number % Change Number % Change
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 626 676 -7.4% 627 -0.1%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1375 1376 -0.1% 1339 2.7%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 832 832 0.0% 804 3.5%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 519.3 561.0 -7.4% 503.0 3.2%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer   111.08 119.31 -6.9% 125.30 -11.3%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 178.78 188.88 -5.3% 204.41 -12.5%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 128.07 136.26 -6.0% 142.91 -10.4%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 238.47 255.07 -6.5% 226.48 5.3%
  Rib Choice 326.77 359.45 -9.1% 376.54 -13.2%
B Round Choice 245.36 249.35 -1.6% 177.22 38.5%
E Chuck Choice 227.38 242.90 -6.4% 177.59 28.0%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 28.49 49.96 -43.0% 84.60 -66.3%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 240.95 237.48 1.5% 217.85 10.6%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 8.03 8.16 -1.6% 9.18 -12.5%
          Week Ending 04/04/20
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2565 2754 -6.9% 2464 4.1%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 288 288 0.0% 287 0.3%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 215 215 0.0% 215 0.0%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 552.0 592.4 -6.8% 528.5 4.4%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Natl. Negotiated Purchase Weighted Avg 50.22 58.48 -14.1% 75.65 -33.6%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 62.62 65.55 -4.5% 74.76 -16.2%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 64.72 67.47 -4.1% 76.79 -15.7%
  Natl. Early Wean Feeder 10-12 Lbs. 21.33 25.73 -17.1% 53.65 -60.2%
P Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 62.88 79.20 -20.6% 81.64 -23.0%
O Ham 53-54% Lean 37.94 50.57 -25.0% 64.81 -41.5%
R Loin 53-54% Lean 97.44 98.54 -1.1% 73.50 32.6%
K Belly 53-54% Lean 35.93 63.57 -43.5% 147.56 -75.7%
  Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 51.44 68.49 -24.9% 80.49 -36.1%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.64 3.62 0.6% 3.57 2.0%
          Week Ending 04/04/20
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 30 36 -16.7% 44 -31.8%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 135 137 -1.5% 142 -4.9%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 68 69 -1.4% 71 -4.2%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.0 2.5 -20.0% 3.1 -35.5%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. NQ 295.93 NA 282.99 NA
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs NQ NQ NA 177.00 NA
  Lamb Cutout *   375.90 373.63 0.6% 331.35 13.4%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 408.80 399.45 2.3% 372.81 9.7%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 521.02 520.07 0.2% 514.91 1.2%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 948.02 948.85 -0.1% 904.06 4.9%
          Week Ending 04/04/20
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 169.7 171.7 -1.2% 161.3 5.2%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.14 6.29 -2.4% 6.16 -0.3%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 791.8 820.7 -3.5% 755.3 4.8%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 66.61 83.68 -20.4% 96.62 -31.1%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 105.56 125.79 -16.1% 128.19 -17.7%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   36.46 38.39 -5.0% 42.01 -13.2%
  Northeast Wings Whole 138.48 170.72 -18.9% 199.95 -30.7%
          Week Ending 04/04/20
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.1 4.2 -2.0% 4.2 -1.8%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 32.9 32.8 0.3% 33.43 -1.7%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 107.8 109.7 -1.8% 111.8 -3.5%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 100.50 102.00 -1.5% 84.00 19.6%
          Week Ending 04/04/20
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
G Prices            
R Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.11 3.24 -4.2% 3.57 -13.0%
A Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 8.68 8.89 -2.4% 8.79 -1.3%
I Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 310.60 324.40 -4.3% 310.40 0.1%
N Distillers Grain, IL $ per Ton 207.50 190.00 9.2% 154.50 34.3%
          Week Ending 04/04/20
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.8283 1.7745 3.0% 1.5958 14.6%
I Butter U.S. Average 1.6918 1.7350 -2.5% 2.2928 -26.2%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 1.0220 1.1163 -8.4% 0.9516 7.4%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.3738 0.3790 -1.4% 0.4026 -7.2%
          Week Ending 04/04/20
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable