Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 3/15/17

Livestock and meat ($)

March 15

March 8

6 mos. ago

Year ago

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

221.32

213.61

N/A

233.92

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

127.75A

124.50A

N/A

138.00

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

144.37A

146.00A

N/A

180.25A

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

69.66

69.67

61.83

65.04

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

74.38

76.04

28.71

74.80

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

45.64

49.06

20.07

45.81

Choice beef, cutout, cwt.

222.36

215.56

186.27

234.64

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

78.93

78.93

90.08

74.71

Hog corn ratio

19.97

20.22

19.05

17.78

Steer corn ratio

37.98

37.09

35.12

39.09

Poultry and eggs (cents)

 

 

 

 

Chickens, Grade A, fresh lb. Chicago

87.86a

82.31a

77.96a

N/A

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

101.00Aa

100.50Aa

124.75Aa

N/A

Young tom turkeys, Grade A. frozen lb. Chicago

100.50Aa

100.50Aa

129.00Aa

N/A

Eggs, Grade A, large, doz., Chicago

58.50

50.50

71.50

94.50

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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