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 639 643 -0.6% 623 2.5%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1359 1359 0.0% 1362 -0.2%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 827 827 0.0% 824 0.4%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 527.6 530.9 -0.6% 512.4 3.0%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 110.63 110.95 -0.3% 111.01 -0.3%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 173.76 174.83 -0.6% 174.96 -0.7%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 135.48 137.42 -1.4% 132.16 2.5%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 202.68 204.30 -0.8% 197.50 2.6%
  Rib Choice 373.81 373.16 0.2% 344.68 8.5%
B Round Choice 165.15 165.82 -0.4% 169.36 -2.5%
E Chuck Choice 162.43 164.48 -1.2% 168.78 -3.8%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 47.32 42.44 11.5% 48.87 -3.2%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 190.87 194.33 -1.8% 216.47 -11.8%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer NQ 9.12 NA 10.35 NA
          Week Ending 10/13/18
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2489 2503 -0.6% 2512 -0.9%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 280 280 0.0% 282 -0.7%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 209 209 0.0% 211 -0.9%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 518.9 521.9 -0.6% 528.8 -1.9%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 62.95 63.39 -0.7% 55.93 12.6%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 67.45 67.07 0.6% 59.39 13.6%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 69.62 69.24 0.5% 61.60 13.0%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 79.17 80.27 -1.4% 73.84 7.2%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 55.46 61.49 -9.8% 64.42 -13.9%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 78.78 81.56 -3.4% 73.75 6.8%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 134.77 124.03 8.7% 95.17 41.6%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 60.09 59.60 0.8% 63.76 -5.8%
  By-product Value Live Hog NQ 3.71 NA 3.79 NA
          Week Ending 10/13/18
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 39 41 -4.9% 36 8.2%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 136 136 0.0% 132 3.0%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 68 68 0.0% 66 3.0%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.6 2.8 -7.1% 2.4 8.3%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 280.30 274.74 2.0% 308.94 -9.3%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 137.00 132.50 3.4% 153.50 -10.7%
  Lamb Cutout *   332.16 336.22 -1.2% 346.68 -4.2%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 350.82 353.32 -0.7% 357.55 -1.9%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 543.13 551.28 -1.5% 605.60 -10.3%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 898.54 905.32 -0.7% 935.57 -4.0%
          Week Ending 10/13/18
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 167.5 169.6 -1.2% 165.8 1.0%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.37 6.30 1.1% 6.19 2.9%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 810.8 812.1 -0.1% 780.2 3.9%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 83.32 80.56 3.4% 84.44 -1.3%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 93.05 90.08 3.3% 111.31 -16.4%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   30.46 30.57 -0.4% 39.02 -21.9%
  Northeast Wings Whole 153.06 146.72 4.3% 204.61 -25.2%
          Week Ending 10/13/18
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.3 4.5 -4.6% 4.0 8.3%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 31.9 30.2 5.5% 32.96 -3.2%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 110.4 109.7 0.6% 105.3 4.8%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 84.82 82.00 3.4% 90.00 -5.8%
          Week Ending 10/13/18
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.27 3.20 2.2% 3.09 5.7%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 6.10 6.09 0.2% 5.20 17.4%
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 5.24 5.24 0.0% 3.68 42.4%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 8.12 8.08 0.6% 9.67 -16.0%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 322.80 318.20 1.4% 323.30 -0.2%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 145.00 145.00 0.0% 117.50 23.4%
          Week Ending 10/13/18
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.6656 1.6786 -0.8% 1.6718 -0.4%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.2759 2.2874 -0.5% 2.4170 -5.8%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.8685 0.8698 -0.1% 0.8274 5.0%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.4410 0.4088 7.9% 0.4038 9.2%
          Week Ending 10/13/18
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable