Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 3/21/18

Livestock and meat ($)

March 21

March 14

6 mos. ago

Year ago

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

224.87

223.90

192.62

223.00

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

127.00

126.00

106.00

128.00

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

158.25A

163.75A

162.00A

145.87A

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

61.75

64.48

58.48

68.69

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

84.54

87.51

36.96

76.73

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

50.44

49.34

23.10

42.36

Choice beef, cutout, cwt.

225.21

224.99

191.50

222.28

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

71.73

73.38

78.11

78.13

Hog corn ratio

16.06

17.24

15.79

19.68

Steer corn ratio

36.31

36.60

32.82

37.98

Poultry and eggs (cents)

 

 

 

 

Chickens, Grade A, fresh lb. Chicago

94.77a

N/A

84.77a

93.34a

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

79.50Aa

N/A

96.00Aa

100.50Aa

Young tom turkeys, Grade A. frozen lb. Chicago

79.50Aa

N/A

93.00Aa

100.00Aa

Eggs, Grade A, large, doz., Chicago

226.50

195.50

111.50

73.50

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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