Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 3/28/18

Livestock and meat ($)

March 28

March 21

6 mos. ago

Year ago

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

222.53

224.87

193.96

216.92

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

126.00

127.00

108.00

127.62A

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

159.00A

158.25A

156.25A

148.25A

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

58.33

61.75

54.88

66.30

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

74.56

84.54

38.93

76.30

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

42.91

50.44

24.26

41.30

Choice beef, cutout, cwt.

221.00

225.21

196.41

215.21

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

69.06

71.73

74.61

74.39

Hog corn ratio

14.53

16.06

14.83

18.75

Steer corn ratio

34.87

36.31

33.44

38.58

Poultry and eggs (cents)

 

 

 

 

Chickens, Grade A, fresh lb. Chicago

101.47a

94.77a

84.05a

95.91a

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

79.50Aa

79.50Aa

96.00Aa

100.50Aa

Young tom turkeys, Grade A. frozen lb. Chicago

79.50Aa

79.50Aa

93.00Aa

100.00Aa

Eggs, Grade A, large, doz., Chicago

265.50

226.50

122.50

80.50

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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