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 660 645 2.3% 612 7.8%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1326 1333 -0.5% 1307 1.5%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 799 803 -0.5% 789 1.3%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 526.5 517.0 1.8% 481.9 9.3%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 114.88 121.65 -5.6% 134.26 -14.4%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 184.28 191.99 -4.0% 212.62 -13.3%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 135.36 139.58 -3.0% 146.39 -7.5%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 231.94 230.61 0.6% 248.36 -6.6%
  Rib Choice 389.30 380.10 2.4% 417.63 -6.8%
B Round Choice 175.97 177.16 -0.7% 181.99 -3.3%
E Chuck Choice 177.64 178.12 -0.3% 191.58 -7.3%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 84.89 89.49 -5.1% 200.80 -57.7%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 219.82 219.20 0.3% 225.28 -2.4%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 9.69 9.85 -1.6% 11.42 -15.1%
          Week Ending 05/19/18
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2348 2313 1.5% 2264 3.7%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 286 287 -0.3% 282 1.4%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 214 214 0.0% 210 1.9%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 502.9 495.9 1.4% 476.4 5.6%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 64.62 60.97 6.0% 71.66 -9.8%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 67.17 64.73 3.8% 72.66 -7.6%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 69.44 66.92 3.8% 75.17 -7.6%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 74.32 72.19 3.0% 86.11 -13.7%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 49.35 51.10 -3.4% 65.83 -25.0%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 74.88 75.25 -0.5% 85.76 -12.7%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 104.66 92.13 13.6% 135.26 -22.6%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 66.68 69.45 -4.0% 80.80 -17.5%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.84 3.76 2.1% 3.95 -2.8%
          Week Ending 05/19/18
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 38 35 8.6% 34 12.0%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 144 146 -1.4% 137 5.1%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 72 73 -1.4% 69 4.3%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.7 2.6 3.8% 2.3 17.4%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 275.95 276.99 -0.4% 331.09 -16.7%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 194.00 207.00 -6.3% 224.50 -13.6%
  Lamb Cutout *   332.61 331.64 0.3% 364.40 -8.7%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 368.63 368.81 -0.0% 390.10 -5.5%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 565.43 540.72 4.6% 588.22 -3.9%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 889.00 879.28 1.1% 826.86 7.5%
          Week Ending 05/19/18
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 162.3 160.7 1.0% 164.2 -1.2%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.18 6.20 -0.3% 6.16 0.3%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 762.4 757.2 0.7% 768.9 -0.8%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 117.97 116.42 1.3% 108.46 8.8%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 131.08 130.51 0.4% 153.73 -14.7%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   40.43 40.43 0.0% 40.94 -1.2%
  Northeast Wings Whole 139.81 141.15 -0.9% 196.24 -28.8%
          Week Ending 05/19/18
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.6 4.3 6.7% 4.4 3.9%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 31.3 30.8 1.4% 32.12 -2.6%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 115.9 107.0 8.3% 114.5 1.2%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 81.00 79.00 2.5% 102.50 -21.0%
          Week Ending 05/19/18
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.72 3.78 -1.6% 3.40 9.4%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 5.87 5.83 0.7% 4.85 21.0%
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 5.29 5.03 5.2% 3.98 32.9%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 9.77 10.02 -2.5% 9.36 4.4%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 385.60 396.60 -2.8% 303.00 27.3%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 177.50 177.50 0.0% 97.50 82.1%
          Week Ending 05/19/18
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.6616 1.6405 1.3% 1.5378 8.1%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.3248 2.3379 -0.6% 2.1185 9.7%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.7873 0.7619 3.3% 0.8605 -8.5%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.2693 0.2689 0.1% 0.5060 -46.8%
          Week Ending 05/19/18
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable