Prices and Production

 

  Source: Various USDA Agricultural Marketing Service reports.  Data are preliminary  
               
    Unit Current Week Ago Year Ago
        Number % Change Number % Change
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 642 645 -0.5% 632 1.6%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1358 1356 0.1% 1362 -0.3%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 824 823 0.1% 820 0.5%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 527.9 529.9 -0.4% 517.3 2.0%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer Weighted Avg 110.96 109.21 1.6% 110.05 0.8%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 177.26 171.77 3.2% 173.84 2.0%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 123.50 124.08 -0.5% 137.02 -9.9%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 217.93 214.12 1.8% 205.74 5.9%
  Rib Choice 398.31 382.31 4.2% 381.41 4.4%
B Round Choice 176.15 176.05 0.1% 167.54 5.1%
E Chuck Choice 170.87 168.95 1.1% 165.39 3.3%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 50.37 43.14 16.8% 48.54 3.8%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 217.92 218.61 -0.3% 188.50 15.6%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 8.83 8.91 -0.9% 9.08 -2.8%
          Week Ending 10/19/19
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2726 2695 1.2% 2599 4.9%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 282 282 0.0% 283 -0.4%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 211 210 0.5% 211 0.0%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 574.0 573.3 0.1% 547.8 4.8%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Natl. Negotiated Purchase Weighted Avg 58.68 53.43 9.8% 59.59 -1.5%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 64.94 62.33 4.2% 65.31 -0.6%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 66.94 64.37 4.0% 67.44 -0.7%
  Natl. Early Wean Feeder 10-12 Lbs. 34.11 35.78 -4.7% 39.32 -13.3%
P Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 77.41 77.13 0.4% 79.49 -2.6%
O Ham 53-54% Lean 62.32 58.78 6.0% 53.11 17.3%
R Loin 53-54% Lean 70.76 69.81 1.4% 77.77 -9.0%
K Belly 53-54% Lean 132.15 140.41 -5.9% 142.23 -7.1%
  Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 45.82 49.80 -8.0% 59.89 -23.5%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.53 3.53 0.0% 3.71 -4.9%
          Week Ending 10/19/19
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 38 39 -2.6% 38 -1.0%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 125 125 0.0% 134 -6.7%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 63 63 0.0% 67 -6.0%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.4 2.4 0.0% 2.6 -7.7%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 294.89 297.01 -0.7% 275.76 6.9%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs 177.04 164.50 7.6% 145.00 22.1%
  Lamb Cutout *   351.01 348.89 0.6% 336.28 4.4%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 382.01 387.91 -1.5% 374.12 2.1%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 529.83 492.35 7.6% 524.03 1.1%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 950.45 951.44 -0.1% 891.60 6.6%
          Week Ending 10/19/19
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 174.6 175.4 -0.5% 163.9 6.5%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.36 6.29 1.1% 6.26 1.6%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 843.8 838.6 0.6% 779.8 8.2%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 78.49 78.71 -0.3% 84.00 -6.6%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 85.78 87.23 -1.7% 93.43 -8.2%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   34.44 35.62 -3.3% 30.27 13.8%
  Northeast Wings Whole 186.24 189.25 -1.6% 152.27 22.3%
          Week Ending 10/19/19
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.3 4.3 0.0% 4.5 -3.3%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 31.9 31.2 2.0% 30.68 3.8%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 108.8 108.8 0.0% 110.5 -1.6%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 98.29 100.00 -1.7% 79.33 23.9%
          Week Ending 10/19/19
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
G Prices            
R Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.92 3.68 6.5% 3.31 18.3%
A Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 9.16 9.01 1.6% 8.21 11.5%
I Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 312.80 313.80 -0.3% 321.80 -2.8%
N Distillers Grain, IL $ per Ton 138.50 138.50 0.0% 150.00 -7.7%
          Week Ending 10/19/19
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 2.0327 2.0941 -2.9% 1.6790 21.1%
I Butter U.S. Average 2.1588 2.1910 -1.5% 2.2972 -6.0%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 1.0953 1.0676 2.6% 0.8747 25.2%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.3553 0.3546 0.2% 0.4408 -19.4%
          Week Ending 10/19/19
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable