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 615 611 0.7% 571 7.7%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1383 1383 0.0% 1368 1.1%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 838 838 0.0% 822 1.9%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 514.0 510.6 0.7% 468.3 9.8%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 120.61 119.92 0.6% 121.89 -1.1%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg NQ 191.72 NA 194.80 NA
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 135.76 135.60 0.1% 120.88 12.3%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 205.89 209.61 -1.8% 191.65 7.4%
  Rib Choice 314.08 316.28 -0.7% 291.34 7.8%
B Round Choice 171.42 179.49 -4.5% 172.12 -0.4%
E Chuck Choice 178.62 178.93 -0.2% 163.71 9.1%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 80.37 76.49 5.1% 58.19 38.1%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 213.43 213.39 0.0% 203.52 4.9%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 10.63 10.71 -0.7% 11.95 -11.0%
          Week Ending 01/20/18
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2338 2450 -4.6% 2336 0.1%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 285 285 0.0% 284 0.4%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 213 213 0.0% 213 0.0%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 498.9 522.5 -4.5% 497.2 0.3%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 69.80 68.52 1.9% 63.29 10.3%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 70.64 67.88 4.1% 64.55 9.4%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 72.61 69.64 4.3% 66.75 8.8%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 80.97 79.25 2.2% 79.58 1.7%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 63.74 60.55 5.3% 61.70 3.3%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 71.73 71.36 0.5% 80.74 -11.2%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 135.98 127.34 6.8% 134.00 1.5%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 75.78 69.89 8.4% 72.90 4.0%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.78 3.84 -1.6% 3.90 -3.1%
          Week Ending 01/20/18
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 41 39 5.1% 36 12.7%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 138 137 0.7% 143 -3.5%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 69 68 1.5% 72 -4.2%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.8 2.7 3.7% 2.6 7.7%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 262.35 262.03 0.1% 275.43 -4.7%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 211.00 NQ NA 189.00 11.6%
  Lamb Cutout *   325.45 325.47 -0.0% 300.51 8.3%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 352.15 342.44 2.8% 340.00 3.6%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 549.43 570.30 -3.7% 547.92 0.3%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 879.62 1075.19 -18.2% 679.81 29.4%
          Week Ending 01/20/18
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 165.3 129.1 28.0% 164.3 0.6%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.25 6.14 1.8% 6.18 1.1%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 785.0 602.4 30.3% 771.8 1.7%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 94.62 96.09 -1.5% 85.13 11.1%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 104.83 105.78 -0.9% 100.01 4.8%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   35.58 37.08 -4.0% 32.33 10.1%
  Northeast Wings Whole 166.51 168.71 -1.3% 193.14 -13.8%
          Week Ending 01/20/18
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.5 3.2 40.2% 4.4 2.6%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 32.0 32.9 -2.7% 33.07 -3.1%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 117.2 85.9 36.3% 117.8 -0.6%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 80.68 75.50 6.9% 95.50 -15.5%
          Week Ending 01/20/18
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.35 3.30 1.4% 3.45 -2.9%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 5.25 5.27 -0.4% 4.62 13.6%
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 4.18 4.16 0.5% 3.78 10.6%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 9.60 9.37 2.5% 10.57 -9.2%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 321.90 309.10 4.1% 347.20 -7.3%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 140.00 137.50 1.8% 105.00 33.3%
          Week Ending 01/20/18
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.5221 1.5162 0.4% 1.7045 -10.7%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.2321 2.2373 -0.2% 2.2330 -0.0%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.6896 0.6970 -1.1% 1.0244 -32.7%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.2797 0.2786 0.4% 0.4370 -36.0%
          Week Ending 01/20/18
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable