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 657 652 0.8% 638 2.9%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1352 1348 0.3% 1361 -0.7%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 824 821 0.4% 827 -0.4%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 539.5 533.7 1.1% 526.8 2.4%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 110.65 110.66 -0.0% 108.50 2.0%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 174.81 174.05 0.4% 170.64 2.4%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 136.76 135.77 0.7% 133.18 2.7%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 204.98 205.09 -0.1% 191.98 6.8%
  Rib Choice 352.98 345.96 2.0% 297.48 18.7%
B Round Choice 160.71 161.99 -0.8% 169.04 -4.9%
E Chuck Choice 170.64 171.54 -0.5% 171.38 -0.4%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 51.23 52.74 -2.9% 44.49 15.1%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 201.88 204.99 -1.5% 223.83 -9.8%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 9.17 9.24 -0.8% 10.56 -13.2%
          Week Ending 09/22/18
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2341 2315 1.1% 2496 -6.2%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 278 278 0.0% 282 -1.4%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 208 208 0.0% 211 -1.4%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 486.9 480.6 1.3% 526.1 -7.5%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 56.14 48.16 16.6% 50.65 10.8%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 58.13 52.91 9.9% 59.77 -2.8%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 60.51 55.31 9.4% 61.98 -2.4%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 78.02 70.71 10.3% 75.29 3.6%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 58.61 52.64 11.3% 62.85 -6.8%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 83.30 76.50 8.9% 78.97 5.5%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 112.73 95.56 18.0% 97.06 16.2%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 62.35 47.95 30.0% 60.32 3.4%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.68 3.70 -0.5% 3.90 -5.6%
          Week Ending 09/22/18
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 41 38 7.9% 37 11.6%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 134 135 -0.7% 131 2.3%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 67 68 -1.5% 66 1.5%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.7 2.6 3.8% 2.4 12.5%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 282.45 281.32 0.4% 318.21 -11.2%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs NQ 135.00 NA 154.00 NA
  Lamb Cutout *   334.01 333.67 0.1% 358.55 -6.8%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 364.35 361.82 0.7% 378.00 -3.6%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 518.24 546.80 -5.2% 599.70 -13.6%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 894.14 891.90 0.3% 913.50 -2.1%
          Week Ending 09/22/18
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 161.8 149.1 8.5% 165.6 -2.3%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.22 6.22 0.0% 6.21 0.2%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 764.7 704.9 8.5% 781.6 -2.2%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 84.01 83.08 1.1% 89.17 -5.8%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 94.40 96.81 -2.5% 130.53 -27.7%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   30.41 30.39 0.1% 42.03 -27.6%
  Northeast Wings Whole 149.58 145.64 2.7% 217.38 -31.2%
          Week Ending 09/22/18
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.1 3.3 22.6% 4.5 -9.2%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 30.0 30.2 -0.7% 30.65 -2.1%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 98.3 80.7 21.8% 110.6 -11.1%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 81.50 83.90 -2.9% 93.07 -12.4%
          Week Ending 09/22/18
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.12 3.15 -1.0% 3.10 0.5%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 5.98 5.91 1.1% 5.18 15.5%
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 5.25 5.16 1.8% 3.82 37.4%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 7.93 7.73 2.5% 9.55 -17.0%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 321.90 321.40 0.2% 311.50 3.3%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 145.00 145.00 0.0% 121.00 19.8%
          Week Ending 09/22/18
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.6869 1.6758 0.7% 1.6738 0.8%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.2409 2.3020 -2.7% 2.5038 -10.5%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.8622 0.8448 2.1% 0.8477 1.7%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.4185 0.3951 5.9% 0.4157 0.7%
          Week Ending 09/22/18
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable