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 637 642 -0.8% 596 6.9%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1355 1352 0.2% 1372 -1.2%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 824 821 0.4% 835 -1.3%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 524.1 526.2 -0.4% 496.5 5.6%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 106.75 105.88 0.8% 105.89 0.8%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 166.00 166.48 -0.3% 167.09 -0.7%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 133.18 NQ NA 113.23 17.6%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 191.98 191.03 0.5% 186.48 2.9%
  Rib Choice 297.48 295.05 0.8% 303.18 -1.9%
B Round Choice 169.04 168.61 0.3% 161.70 4.5%
E Chuck Choice 171.38 168.20 1.9% 152.93 12.1%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 44.49 43.34 2.7% 39.10 13.8%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 223.83 226.64 -1.2% 203.46 10.0%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 10.56 10.62 -0.6% 11.47 -7.9%
          Week Ending 09/23/17
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2501 2432 2.8% 2473 1.1%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 280 278 0.7% 280 0.0%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 209 208 0.5% 210 -0.5%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 523.2 505.7 3.5% 518.2 1.0%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 50.83 55.25 -8.0% 52.55 -3.3%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 60.58 63.67 -4.8% 59.66 1.6%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 62.80 66.04 -4.9% 62.05 1.2%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 75.29 79.95 -5.8% 79.18 -4.9%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 62.85 69.60 -9.7% 63.38 -0.8%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 78.97 81.21 -2.8% 87.37 -9.6%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 97.06 107.35 -9.6% 100.22 -3.2%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 60.32 58.97 2.3% 50.16 20.3%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.90 3.90 0.0% 3.82 2.1%
          Week Ending 09/23/17
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 37 36 2.8% 40 -6.6%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 132 132 0.0% 128 3.1%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 66 66 0.0% 64 3.1%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.4 2.4 0.0% 2.5 -4.0%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 318.21 319.11 -0.3% 308.93 3.0%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 154.00 158.00 -2.5% 162.50 -5.2%
  Lamb Cutout *   358.55 362.49 -1.1% 324.00 10.7%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 378.00 385.77 -2.0% 339.51 11.3%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 599.70 588.84 1.8% 546.44 9.7%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 913.50 920.57 -0.8% 710.79 28.5%
          Week Ending 09/23/17
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 165.6 149.0 11.1% 163.2 1.5%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.21 6.21 0.0% 6.04 2.8%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 781.6 703.2 11.1% 749.3 4.3%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 98.17 90.00 9.1% 76.24 28.8%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 130.53 136.50 -4.4% 129.48 0.8%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   42.03 42.28 -0.6% 33.09 27.0%
  Northeast Wings Whole 217.38 217.44 -0.0% 181.93 19.5%
          Week Ending 09/23/17
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.5 3.8 18.8% 4.3 4.9%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 30.7 30.5 0.5% 31.41 -2.4%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 110.6 92.7 19.4% 108.1 2.4%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 93.07 92.19 1.0% 124.44 -25.2%
          Week Ending 09/23/17
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.10 3.19 -2.8% 3.06 1.5%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 5.23 5.23 0.1% 4.79 9.2%
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 3.82 3.78 1.1% 3.42 11.7%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 9.55 9.64 -0.9% 9.72 -1.7%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 311.50 310.00 0.5% 336.90 -7.5%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 121.00 120.00 0.8% 125.00 -3.2%
          Week Ending 09/23/17
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.6736 1.6756 -0.1% 1.7599 -4.9%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.5046 2.5868 -3.2% 2.0621 21.5%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.8476 0.8733 -2.9% 0.8948 -5.3%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.4178 0.4248 -1.6% 0.3085 35.4%
          Week Ending 09/23/17
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable