Pork Cutout Value

Graphic -- Pork Cutout Value

In the first three weeks of 2021, the pork cutout value has been above last year and five-year average, starting 2021 at $78.77 per cwt and rising to $80.26 last week, a 1.9% ($1.49) increase. The strength in the pork cutout has been aided by the belly, ham, and rib primal values. At the start of 2021, the belly value jumped $24.00 per cwt (23.4%) above the last week of 2020 to $102.63 per cwt.   

For more on this topic, see the Livestock Monitor article below.