Prices and Production

Note:  Price & Production Summary will not be updated on 11/24/17, the summary will be posted on 11/27/17 instead.

 

 

 

 

  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 639 623 2.6% 629 1.6%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1373 1365 0.6% 1387 -1.0%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 828 827 0.1% 845 -2.0%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 528.2 513.9 2.8% 530.1 -0.4%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 119.34 122.71 -2.7% 107.91 10.6%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 189.41 191.62 -1.2% 169.92 11.5%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 138.31 135.17 2.3% 105.69 30.9%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 210.22 212.59 -1.1% 182.98 14.9%
  Rib Choice 378.29 377.85 0.1% 358.09 5.6%
B Round Choice 173.16 177.32 -2.3% 148.19 16.9%
E Chuck Choice 170.17 175.14 -2.8% 149.07 14.2%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 69.93 70.05 -0.2% 52.49 33.2%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 212.02 213.98 -0.9% 193.55 9.5%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 10.42 10.13 2.9% 11.94 -12.7%
          Week Ending 11/18/17
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2473 2495 -0.9% 2527 -2.2%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 284 283 0.4% 283 0.4%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 212 211 0.5% 211 0.5%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 522.9 526.5 -0.7% 533.9 -2.1%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 58.75 60.38 -2.7% 40.75 44.2%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 64.62 65.92 -2.0% 49.29 31.1%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 66.62 68.01 -2.0% 51.34 29.8%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 81.07 81.04 0.0% 73.63 10.1%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 65.31 70.86 -7.8% 72.70 -10.2%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 72.30 73.76 -2.0% 66.71 8.4%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 129.89 118.97 9.2% 103.29 25.7%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 62.49 61.83 1.1% 42.71 46.3%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.86 3.84 0.5% 3.74 3.2%
          Week Ending 11/18/17
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 40 39 2.6% 41 -2.9%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 133 132 0.8% 133 0.0%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 67 66 1.5% 67 0.0%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.7 2.6 3.8% 2.8 -3.6%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 283.22 287.86 -1.6% 300.33 -5.7%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 174.00 NQ NA 168.00 3.6%
  Lamb Cutout *   340.30 343.04 -0.8% 319.36 6.6%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 347.49 358.61 -3.1% 345.24 0.7%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 590.71 570.81 3.5% 545.28 8.3%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 911.44 880.01 3.6% 734.23 24.1%
          Week Ending 11/18/17
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 164.0 165.4 -0.8% 162.1 1.2%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.13 6.21 -1.3% 6.29 -2.5%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 764.2 780.5 -2.1% 775.0 -1.4%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 85.80 86.12 -0.4% 79.74 7.6%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 104.41 105.74 -1.3% 100.68 3.7%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   40.25 38.12 5.6% 34.64 16.2%
  Northeast Wings Whole 178.94 188.84 -5.2% 185.00 -3.3%
          Week Ending 11/18/17
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 5.3 5.3 -0.4% 5.6 -5.4%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 28.5 28.7 -0.7% 29.14 -2.2%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 120.7 122.0 -1.1% 130.4 -7.5%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 89.50 83.08 7.7% 115.41 -22.5%
          Week Ending 11/18/17
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.11 3.04 2.3% 3.02 2.8%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 5.25 5.30 -0.9% 4.69 11.9%
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 3.85 3.79 1.6% 3.44 11.9%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 9.59 9.67 -0.8% 9.83 -2.4%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 307.00 307.00 0.0% 320.00 -4.1%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 122.50 120.00 2.1% 115.00 6.5%
          Week Ending 11/18/17
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.7540 1.7563 -0.1% 1.7347 1.1%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.2780 2.3328 -2.3% 1.8898 20.5%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.7575 0.7663 -1.1% 0.9082 -16.6%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.3585 0.3719 -3.6% 0.3672 -2.4%
          Week Ending 11/18/17
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable