Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 3/14/18

Livestock and meat ($)

March 14

March 7

6 mos. ago

Year ago

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

223.90

223.23

191.56

221.32

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

126.00

126.00

105.00

127.75A

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

163.75A

162.75A

157.25A

144.37A

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

64.48

66.18

62.51

69.66

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

87.51

88.53

37.86

74.38

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

49.34

60.34

22.54

45.64

Choice beef, cutout, cwt.

224.99

223.88

190.00

222.36

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

73.38

72.80

81.48

78.93

Hog corn ratio

17.24

18.03

17.28

19.97

Steer corn ratio

36.60

36.31

32.51

37.98

Poultry and eggs (cents)

 

 

 

 

Chickens, Grade A, fresh lb. Chicago

N/A

87.27a

84.05a

87.86a

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

N/A

79.50Aa

96.50Aa

101.00Aa

Young tom turkeys, Grade A. frozen lb. Chicago

N/A

79.50Aa

96.50Aa

100.50Aa

Eggs, Grade A, large, doz., Chicago

195.50

169.50

97.50

58.50

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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