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 608 612 -0.7% 590 3.0%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1319 1325 -0.5% 1336 -1.3%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 795 800 -0.6% 812 -2.1%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 482.3 488.9 -1.3% 478.4 0.8%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 134.27 137.28 -2.2% 130.75 2.7%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 212.74 220.33 -3.4% 204.07 4.2%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 146.39 141.14 3.7% 139.22 5.2%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 248.36 244.55 1.6% 225.72 10.0%
  Rib Choice 417.63 399.14 4.6% 345.32 20.9%
B Round Choice 181.99 182.76 -0.4% 182.28 -0.2%
E Chuck Choice 191.58 189.35 1.2% 171.28 11.9%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 200.80 184.29 9.0% 51.55 289.5%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 225.28 221.90 1.5% 217.87 3.4%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 11.42 11.54 -1.0% 11.06 3.3%
          Week Ending 05/20/17
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2249 2258 -0.4% 2115 6.3%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 284 285 -0.4% 283 0.4%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 213 213 0.0% 213 0.0%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 478.2 480.8 -0.5% 449.3 6.4%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 71.70 69.55 3.1% 76.65 -6.5%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 72.41 68.23 6.1% 75.94 -4.6%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 74.94 70.66 6.1% 78.34 -4.3%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 86.11 81.25 6.0% 83.50 3.1%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 65.83 65.35 0.7% 62.15 5.9%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 85.76 81.82 4.8% 92.52 -7.3%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 135.26 120.83 11.9% 102.26 32.3%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 83.80 78.75 6.4% 67.18 24.7%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.95 3.93 0.5% 3.84 2.9%
          Week Ending 05/20/17
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 34 34 0.0% 39 -13.0%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 139 133 4.5% 145 -4.1%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 70 67 4.5% 73 -4.1%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.3 2.3 0.0% 2.8 -17.9%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 331.09 311.41 6.3% 260.48 27.1%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 224.50 231.00 -2.8% 180.00 24.7%
  Lamb Cutout *   364.40 352.27 3.4% 308.84 18.0%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 390.10 381.78 2.2% 334.03 16.8%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 588.22 581.46 1.2% 523.78 12.3%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 826.86 806.34 2.5% 726.77 13.8%
          Week Ending 05/20/17
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 164.2 161.9 1.5% 162.5 1.1%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.16 6.06 1.7% 6.18 -0.3%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 768.9 745.5 3.1% 763.1 0.8%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 108.46 104.25 4.0% 96.42 12.5%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 153.73 144.89 6.1% 125.87 22.1%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   40.94 39.85 2.7% 36.71 11.5%
  Northeast Wings Whole 196.24 193.71 1.3% 161.41 21.6%
          Week Ending 05/20/17
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.4 4.2 4.3% 4.5 -2.1%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 32.1 32.1 0.1% 30.90 3.9%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 114.5 109.8 4.3% 112.6 1.7%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 102.50 101.50 1.0% 118.82 -13.7%
          Week Ending 05/20/17
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.40 3.43 -0.7% 3.68 -7.5%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 4.85 4.81 0.8% 5.27 -8.0%
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 3.98 3.99 -0.3% 4.27 -6.8%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 9.36 9.58 -2.2% 10.58 -11.5%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 303.00 310.40 -2.4% 346.60 -12.6%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 97.50 97.50 0.0% 157.50 -38.1%
          Week Ending 05/20/17
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.5370 1.5253 0.8% 1.4185 8.4%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.1181 2.1054 0.6% 2.0521 3.2%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.8603 0.8638 -0.4% 0.7502 14.7%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.5078 0.5171 -1.8% 0.2525 101.1%
          Week Ending 05/20/17
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable