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 660 671 -1.6% 668 -1.2%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1324 1329 -0.4% 1315 0.7%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 800 803 -0.4% 795 0.6%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 527.0 537.4 -1.9% 529.9 -0.5%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 116.70 120.34 -3.0% 114.73 1.7%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 185.89 192.14 -3.3% 184.02 1.0%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 136.79 137.27 -0.3% 135.36 1.1%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 220.23 223.49 -1.5% 231.94 -5.0%
  Rib Choice 360.32 372.18 -3.2% 389.30 -7.4%
B Round Choice 162.88 162.80 0.1% 175.97 -7.4%
E Chuck Choice 172.08 171.77 0.2% 177.64 -3.1%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 80.86 81.83 -1.2% 84.89 -4.7%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 222.85 222.67 0.1% 219.82 1.4%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 8.32 8.47 -1.8% 9.69 -14.1%
          Week Ending 05/18/19
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2371 2341 1.3% 2339 1.4%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 287 287 0.0% 285 0.7%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 215 215 0.0% 213 0.9%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 509.0 502.5 1.3% 498.7 2.1%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 82.86 80.92 2.4% 64.67 28.1%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 81.38 80.37 1.3% 67.53 20.5%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 83.42 82.41 1.2% 69.75 19.6%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 87.02 85.30 2.0% 74.32 17.1%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 72.43 70.44 2.8% 49.35 46.8%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 80.21 78.38 2.3% 74.88 7.1%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 130.67 122.89 6.3% 104.66 24.8%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 81.68 83.77 -2.5% 66.68 22.5%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.71 3.71 0.0% 3.84 -3.4%
          Week Ending 05/18/19
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 41 38 7.9% 44 -6.8%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 129 131 -1.5% 141 -8.5%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 65 66 -1.5% 71 -8.5%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.6 2.5 4.0% 3.1 -16.1%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 293.65 295.27 -0.5% 275.95 6.4%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs NQ 178.00 NA 194.00 NA
  Lamb Cutout *   337.46 337.39 0.0% 332.61 1.5%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 384.10 380.65 0.9% 368.63 4.2%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 513.71 507.98 1.1% 565.43 -9.1%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 917.54 910.23 0.8% 889.00 3.2%
          Week Ending 05/18/19
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 164.4 164.1 0.2% 162.3 1.3%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.25 6.30 -0.8% 6.18 1.1%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 781.1 785.6 -0.6% 762.4 2.4%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 101.87 101.54 0.3% 117.97 -13.6%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 120.09 121.72 -1.3% 131.08 -8.4%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   45.31 43.54 4.1% 40.43 12.1%
  Northeast Wings Whole 193.21 195.86 -1.4% 139.81 38.2%
          Week Ending 05/18/19
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.1 4.2 -4.0% 4.6 -11.8%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 32.4 32.8 -1.3% 31.27 3.5%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 105.8 111.6 -5.2% 115.9 -8.6%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 86.65 83.02 4.4% 81.00 7.0%
          Week Ending 05/18/19
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
G Prices            
R Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.72 3.50 6.3% 3.72 -0.1%
A Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 8.11 7.83 3.6% 9.77 -17.0%
I Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 298.90 286.10 4.5% 385.60 -22.5%
N Distillers Grain, IL $ per Ton 136.50 139.00 -1.8% 177.50 -23.1%
          Week Ending 05/18/19
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.6976 1.6899 0.5% 1.6611 2.2%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.2831 2.2483 1.5% 2.3288 -2.0%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 1.0088 0.9913 1.8% 0.7855 28.4%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.3840 0.3848 -0.2% 0.2694 42.5%
          Week Ending 05/18/19
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable