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 620 631 -1.7% 608 2.1%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1377 1377 0.0% 1353 1.8%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 827 827 0.0% 812 1.8%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 511.5 520.3 -1.7% 492.5 3.9%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer   118.88 121.05 -1.8% 124.96 -4.9%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 190.26 193.18 -1.5% 199.92 -4.8%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 134.53 136.38 -1.4% 136.79 -1.6%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 207.52 210.85 -1.6% 216.68 -4.2%
  Rib Choice 329.60 336.47 -2.0% 355.20 -7.2%
B Round Choice 180.14 180.09 0.0% 177.67 1.4%
E Chuck Choice 167.76 170.27 -1.5% 173.50 -3.3%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 57.98 54.58 6.2% 65.29 -11.2%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 237.10 241.91 -2.0% 211.11 12.3%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 9.07 9.12 -0.5% 9.03 0.4%
          Week Ending 02/15/20
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2596 2691 -3.5% 2497 3.9%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 289 290 -0.3% 288 0.3%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 216 216 0.0% 215 0.5%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 560.2 582.2 -3.8% 536.9 4.3%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Natl. Negotiated Purchase Weighted Avg 49.18 51.22 -4.0% 48.41 1.6%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 57.71 60.35 -4.4% 55.93 3.2%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 59.84 62.29 -3.9% 57.73 3.7%
  Natl. Early Wean Feeder 10-12 Lbs. 44.89 47.36 -5.2% 50.52 -11.1%
P Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 63.70 66.69 -4.5% 64.07 -0.6%
O Ham 53-54% Lean 54.71 55.14 -0.8% 43.52 25.7%
R Loin 53-54% Lean 65.37 66.84 -2.2% 65.07 0.5%
K Belly 53-54% Lean 73.60 86.31 -14.7% 108.04 -31.9%
  Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 53.87 57.81 -6.8% 47.34 13.8%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.64 3.63 0.3% 3.29 10.6%
          Week Ending 02/15/20
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 38 39 -2.6% 36 4.3%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 135 134 0.7% 137 -1.5%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 68 67 1.5% 69 -1.4%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.6 2.6 0.0% 2.5 4.0%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 297.60 292.61 1.7% 263.79 12.8%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs NQ 210.51 NA 170.00 NA
  Lamb Cutout *   368.66 363.59 1.4% 325.90 13.1%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 402.55 401.34 0.3% 362.03 11.2%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 524.89 550.79 -4.7% 495.60 5.9%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 918.33 907.62 1.2% 915.47 0.3%
          Week Ending 02/15/20
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 171.3 172.0 -0.4% 162.0 5.7%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.23 6.29 -1.0% 6.07 2.6%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 811.0 822.1 -1.4% 747.4 8.5%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 81.62 85.82 -4.9% 90.94 -10.2%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 88.84 85.69 3.7% 107.22 -17.1%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   40.10 41.49 -3.4% 29.99 33.7%
  Northeast Wings Whole 187.93 185.48 1.3% 189.88 -1.0%
          Week Ending 02/15/20
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.0 4.0 -0.2% 4.1 -0.9%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 33.2 33.0 0.7% 33.89 -2.1%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 107.6 107.1 0.4% 110.8 -2.9%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 98.00 98.00 0.0% 83.00 18.1%
          Week Ending 02/15/20
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
G Prices            
R Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.81 3.79 0.5% 3.68 3.4%
A Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 9.05 8.89 1.8% 8.79 2.9%
I Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 292.90 289.20 1.3% 306.00 -4.3%
N Distillers Grain, IL $ per Ton 163.00 160.00 1.9% 160.00 1.9%
          Week Ending 02/15/20
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.9639 1.9450 1.0% 1.4359 36.8%
I Butter U.S. Average 1.8561 1.8675 -0.6% 2.2853 -18.8%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 1.2542 1.2578 -0.3% 0.9812 27.8%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.3634 0.3529 3.0% 0.4686 -22.4%
          Week Ending 02/15/20
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable