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 660 645 2.3% 635 4.0%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1335 1331 0.3% 1350 -1.1%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 813 809 0.5% 820 -0.9%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 535.4 521.0 2.8% 519.8 3.0%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 109.52 110.98 -1.3% 109.68 -0.1%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 173.16 175.73 -1.5% 175.25 -1.2%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 135.91 136.18 -0.2% 130.50 4.1%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 209.70 205.91 1.8% 197.06 6.4%
  Rib Choice 349.12 337.99 3.3% 311.54 12.1%
B Round Choice 161.39 162.14 -0.5% 169.25 -4.6%
E Chuck Choice 173.96 170.90 1.8% 161.48 7.7%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 92.45 80.31 15.1% 75.99 21.7%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 210.88 211.73 -0.4% 232.78 -9.4%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 9.21 9.26 -0.5% 10.87 -15.3%
          Week Ending 08/18/18
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2459 2333 5.4% 2340 5.1%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 277 277 0.0% 277 0.0%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 207 207 0.0% 207 0.0%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 509.4 482.8 5.5% 484.6 5.1%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Iowa-S. Minn. Base Weighted Avg 42.68 48.11 -11.3% 76.63 -44.3%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 56.59 61.65 -8.2% 79.69 -29.0%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 58.93 63.87 -7.7% 82.25 -28.4%
  Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 68.73 71.67 -4.1% 92.32 -25.6%
P Ham 53-54% Lean 57.74 59.59 -3.1% 66.53 -13.2%
O Loin 53-54% Lean 75.40 76.21 -1.1% 82.09 -8.1%
R Belly 53-54% Lean 86.36 99.47 -13.2% 185.45 -53.4%
K Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 53.78 58.80 -8.5% 62.74 -14.3%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.73 3.78 -1.3% 4.07 -8.4%
          Week Ending 08/18/18
               
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 37 38 -2.6% 36 1.4%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 139 139 0.0% 134 3.7%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 70 70 0.0% 67 4.5%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.6 2.6 0.0% 2.4 8.3%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 281.70 282.08 -0.1% 324.01 -13.1%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 143.00 141.50 1.1% 172.00 -16.9%
  Lamb Cutout *   328.31 329.06 -0.2% 377.79 -13.1%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 368.43 376.44 -2.1% 397.27 -7.3%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 563.81 552.06 2.1% 607.25 -7.2%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 846.36 828.15 2.2% 931.98 -9.2%
          Week Ending 08/18/18
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 168.1 168.8 -0.4% 163.5 2.8%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.15 6.20 -0.8% 6.12 0.5%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 785.6 795.5 -1.2% 760.6 3.3%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 86.13 89.88 -4.2% 93.14 -7.5%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 109.05 116.98 -6.8% 145.47 -25.0%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   31.03 31.57 -1.7% 43.36 -28.4%
  Northeast Wings Whole 140.86 140.04 0.6% 210.16 -33.0%
          Week Ending 08/18/18
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.3 4.3 -0.1% 4.1 5.1%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 29.9 31.2 -4.2% 30.41 -1.6%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 102.8 107.3 -4.3% 99.3 3.5%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 79.30 81.00 -2.1% 96.00 -17.4%
          Week Ending 08/18/18
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
  Prices            
G Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.37 3.44 -1.9% 3.20 5.3%
R Wheat, Portland (delivered) $ per Bushel 6.20 5.90 5.1% 5.08 22.0%
A Wheat, Kansas City (deliv.) $ per Bushel 5.95 5.99 -0.6% 3.65 63.0%
I Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 8.64 8.74 -1.1% 9.29 -7.0%
N Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 344.60 342.60 0.6% 297.10 16.0%
  Distillers Grain, Chicago $ per Ton 150.00 150.00 0.0% 122.50 22.4%
          Week Ending 08/18/18
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.5682 1.5725 -0.3% 1.7375 -9.7%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.3161 2.2707 2.0% 2.6685 -13.2%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.8054 0.7983 0.9% 0.8823 -8.7%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.3622 0.3512 3.1% 0.4322 -16.2%
          Week Ending 08/18/18
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable