Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 2/28/18

Livestock and meat ($)

Feb. 28

Feb. 21

6 mos. ago

Year ago

Steers, Choice, carcass, 550-700 lb., cwt., Omaha

219.52

212.57

191.50

206.98

Steers, Choice, 1,050-1,200 lb., cwt. southern Plains

128.00

130.00

106.50A

124.50A

Feeder steers, 600-700 lb., cwt., Oklahoma City

167.75A

166.00A

158.00A

145.25A

Lean hogs, carcass, Iowa-Minn. 167-187 lb.(1)

66.88

68.12

69.21

70.66

Feeder pigs, 40 lb. national direct delivered(2)

85.86

83.99

38.50

74.78

SEW pigs, 10 lb., national direct delivered (per head)

66.09

68.21

22.06

52.38

Choice beef, cutout, cwt.

222.30

218.40

191.91

208.93

Pork loin, 185 lb. 51-52% lean, cutout, cwt.(3)

72.35

72.78

82.18

78.93

Hog corn ratio

17.94

19.31

18.57

20.32

Steer corn ratio

36.11

38.44

30.93

36.94

Poultry and eggs (cents)

 

 

 

 

Chickens, Grade A, fresh lb. Chicago

86.60A

86.95a

83.55a

80.73a

Hen turkeys, Grade A, frozen, lb., Chicago

79.50Aa

79.50Aa

97.50Aa

101.50Aa

Young tom turkeys, Grade A. frozen lb. Chicago

79.50Aa

79.50Aa

97.50Aa

101.50Aa

Eggs, Grade A, large, doz., Chicago

143.50

126.50

77.50

50.50

N/A: not available.         A: average.

(1) Replaces live hogs; live hogs are 0.755 of quote.
(2) Replaces Sioux Falls, 50-60 lb. (2/26/07)
(3) National FOB plant, replaces national daily carlot.
Livestock, meat, poultry and egg prices from USDA.

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