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 555 499 11.2% 647 -14.2%
C Avg. Live Weight Lbs 1363 1359 0.3% 1310 4.0%
A Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 816 814 0.2% 791 3.2%
T Beef Production Million Lbs 451.4 405.2 11.4% 510.5 -11.6%
T Prices - $/cwt            
L Live Fed Steer   117.29 112.31 4.4% 115.78 1.3%
E Dressed Steer Weighted Avg 183.75 179.65 2.3% 184.79 -0.6%
  Georgia Feeder Steer 600-700 Lbs 130.01 124.63 4.3% 131.51 -1.1%
& Beef Cutout 600-900 Choice 405.40 459.04 -11.7% 220.64 83.7%
  Rib Choice 516.65 531.80 -2.8% 357.38 44.6%
B Round Choice 391.59 467.81 -16.3% 165.23 137.0%
E Chuck Choice 364.24 442.72 -17.7% 174.22 109.1%
E Trimmings, 50% Fresh 154.98 256.68 -39.6% 82.59 87.6%
F Trimmings, 90% Fresh 302.82 293.90 3.0% 223.21 35.7%
  Hide/Offal Live Steer 7.10 6.79 4.6% 8.31 -14.6%
          Week Ending 05/23/20
               
  Production            
H FI Slaughter Thou Head 2130 2098 1.5% 2310 -7.8%
O Avg. Live Weight Lbs 293 291 0.7% 286 2.4%
G Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 218 217 0.5% 214 1.9%
S Pork Production Million Lbs 464.5 456.0 1.9% 493.8 -5.9%
  Prices - $/cwt            
A Natl. Negotiated Purchase Weighted Avg 38.32 37.00 3.6% 80.18 -52.2%
N Natl. Base Carcass Weighted Avg 69.16 71.27 -3.0% 81.84 -15.5%
D Natl. Net Carcass Weighted Avg 70.27 72.32 -2.8% 83.85 -16.2%
  Natl. Early Wean Feeder 10-12 Lbs. 15.78 15.77 0.1% 48.96 -67.8%
P Natl. Pork Cutout  205 Lbs. 99.94 115.12 -13.2% 84.86 17.8%
O Ham 53-54% Lean 46.36 43.51 6.5% 74.22 -37.5%
R Loin 53-54% Lean 150.09 156.02 -3.8% 79.48 88.8%
K Belly 53-54% Lean 82.01 156.91 -47.7% 125.01 -34.4%
  Trimmings, 72% Fresh Combo 128.79 139.18 -7.5% 74.96 71.8%
  By-product Value Live Hog 3.72 3.67 1.4% 3.71 0.3%
          Week Ending 05/23/20
               
  Production            
  FI Slaughter Thou Head 39 38 2.6% 42 -7.7%
  Avg. Live Weight Lbs 132 127 3.9% 134 -1.5%
L Avg. Dressed Weight Lbs 66 63 4.8% 67 -1.5%
A Lamb Production Million Lbs 2.6 2.4 8.3% 2.8 -7.1%
M Prices - $/cwt            
B National Weekly Formula Carcass Avg. 197.24 NQ NA 295.65 -33.3%
  San Angelo Feeder 60-90 Lbs NQ 167.54 NA 193.01 NA
  Lamb Cutout *   351.06 350.26 0.2% 344.98 1.8%
  Double Leg 18-26 Lbs 401.96 401.97 -0.0% 381.95 5.2%
  Trimmed 4" Loin 5-9 Lbs 485.53 501.91 -3.3% 537.59 -9.7%
  Hotel Rack 5-7 Lbs 880.64 872.09 1.0% 906.09 -2.8%
          Week Ending 05/23/20
  * As of 2002, Based on Average Carcass Weight 2 Weeks Prior      
               
  Production*            
C Young Chicken Slau. Million Head 160.6 163.0 -1.4% 166.9 -3.8%
H Avg. Weight Lbs 6.42 6.37 0.8% 6.14 4.6%
I RTC Production Million Lbs 783.6 788.9 -0.7% 778.9 0.6%
C Prices - $/cwt            
K National Composite Whole Broiler 74.45 77.45 -3.9% 100.95 -26.3%
E Northeast Breast Skinlss/Bonelss 164.95 143.89 14.6% 119.11 38.5%
N Northeast Leg Quarters   32.57 34.02 -4.3% 44.07 -26.1%
  Northeast Wings Whole 180.28 168.48 7.0% 189.12 -4.7%
          Week Ending 05/23/20
  * Chicken Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
T Production *            
U Turkey Slaughter Million Head 4.0 3.8 5.7% 4.3 -5.4%
R Avg. Weight Lbs 32.8 31.1 5.3% 32.01 2.3%
K RTC Production Million Lbs 106.1 95.3 11.3% 109.7 -3.2%
E Prices - $/cwt            
Y National Hen 8-16 Lbs. 105.20 103.40 1.7% 86.00 22.3%
          Week Ending 05/23/20
  * Turkey Slaughter & Production from One Week Prior        
               
G Prices            
R Corn, Omaha $ per Bushel 3.03 2.99 1.2% 3.75 -19.3%
A Soybeans, Cntrl IL $ per Bushel 8.39 8.42 -0.4% 7.95 5.5%
I Soybn Meal 48%, Cntrl IL $ per Ton 284.00 289.70 -2.0% 293.70 -3.3%
N Distillers Grain, IL $ per Ton 154.50 157.50 -1.9% 137.50 12.4%
          Week Ending 05/23/20
               
D Prices - $/lb *            
A Cheddar, 40 lb Block U.S. Average 1.2197 1.1349 7.5% 1.7036 -28.4%
I Butter U.S. Average 1.3141 1.1849 10.9% 2.2936 -42.7%
R Nonfat Dry Milk U.S. Average 0.8388 0.8402 -0.2% 1.0251 -18.2%
Y Dry Whey U.S. Average 0.3845 0.3794 1.3% 0.3762 2.2%
          Week Ending 05/23/20
  * All Dairy Prices from One Week Prior          
               
  NQ=No Quote            
  NA=Not Applicable