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 640 643 -0.5% 624 2.6%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1365 1368 -0.2% 1372 -0.5%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 824 827 -0.4% 830 -0.7%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 526.4 530.6 -0.8% 516.6 1.9%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 112.45 114.95 -2.2% 122.71 -8.4%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 179.58 180.27 -0.4% 191.62 -6.3%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 131.39 133.40 -1.5% 135.17 -2.8%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 217.37 216.67 0.3% 212.59 2.2%
  Rib Choice 405.94 403.11 0.7% 377.85 7.4%
B Round Choice 175.77 177.49 -1.0% 177.32 -0.9%
E Chuck Choice 173.10 172.24 0.5% 175.14 -1.2%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 69.13 64.66 6.9% 70.05 -1.3%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 189.45 188.80 0.3% 213.98 -11.5%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 9.12 9.05 0.8% 10.13 -10.0%
          Week Ending 11/10/18
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2589 2586 0.1% 2492 3.9%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 283 282 0.4% 285 -0.7%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 211 210 0.5% 213 -0.9%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 545.7 543.6 0.4% 529.9 3.0%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 55.68 58.49 -4.8% 60.38 -7.8%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 61.80 62.56 -1.2% 65.92 -6.3%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 63.79 64.61 -1.3% 68.01 -6.2%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 72.71 76.34 -4.8% 81.04 -10.3%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 50.49 51.42 -1.8% 70.86 -28.7%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 69.44 73.23 -5.2% 73.76 -5.8%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 122.74 134.77 -8.9% 118.97 3.2%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 45.83 48.35 -5.2% 61.83 -25.9%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.63 3.66 -0.8% 3.84 -5.5%
          Week Ending 11/10/18
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 38 36 5.6% 39 -2.0%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 135 136 -0.7% 134 0.7%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 67 68 -1.5% 67 0.0%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.6 2.5 4.0% 2.6 0.0%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 272.28 274.88 -0.9% 287.86 -5.4%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 133.00 141.00 -5.7% NQ NA
  Lamb Cutout *   333.15 334.13 -0.3% 343.04 -2.9%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 360.73 362.35 -0.4% 358.61 0.6%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 560.60 543.16 3.2% 570.81 -1.8%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 895.49 887.86 0.9% 880.01 1.8%
          Week Ending 11/10/18
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 164.5 164.2 0.1% 165.4 -0.6%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.26 6.25 0.2% 6.21 0.8%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 782.4 780.0 0.3% 780.5 0.2%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 85.74 84.67 1.3% 86.12 -0.4%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 86.59 86.90 -0.4% 105.74 -18.1%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   27.66 28.84 -4.1% 38.12 -27.4%
  Northeast Wings Whole 143.21 140.66 1.8% 188.84 -24.2%
          Week Ending 11/10/18
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 5.2 5.2 0.6% 5.3 -1.9%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 28.8 29.4 -2.1% 28.70 0.3%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 120.0 121.9 -1.5% 122.0 -1.6%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 80.45 79.64 1.0% 83.08 -3.2%
          Week Ending 11/10/18
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.53 3.38 4.6% 3.04 16.3%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 6.25 6.19 1.0% 5.30 17.9%
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 4.98 5.14 -3.1% 3.79 31.4%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 8.42 8.28 1.6% 9.67 -12.9%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 309.10 316.40 -2.3% 307.00 0.7%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 145.00 150.00 -3.3% 120.00 20.8%
          Week Ending 11/10/18
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.6153 1.6805 -3.9% 1.7563 -8.0%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.2626 2.3151 -2.3% 2.3328 -3.0%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.8820 0.8777 0.5% 0.7663 15.1%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.4691 0.4548 3.1% 0.3711 26.4%
          Week Ending 11/10/18
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable