Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 3/29/17

Livestock and meat ($)

March 22

March 22

6 mos. ago

Year ago

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

216.92

223.00

190.75

221.87

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

127.62A

128.00

103.50A

136.00

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

148.25A

145.87A

137.50A

177.75A

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

66.30

68.69

55.68

64.80

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

76.30

76.73

28.58

83.26

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

41.30

42.36

15.99

40.65

Choice beef, cutout, cwt.

215.21

222.28

189.77

220.99

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

74.39

78.13

82.49

78.06

Hog corn ratio

18.75

19.68

16.76

17.81

Steer corn ratio

38.58

37.98

34.78

37.67

Poultry and eggs (cents)

 

 

 

 

Chickens, Grade A, fresh lb. Chicago

95.91a

93.34a

72.09a

80.16a

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

100.50Aa

100.50Aa

128.00Aa

115.00Aa

Young tom turkeys, Grade A. frozen lb. Chicago

100.00Aa

100.00Aa

129.00Aa

125.00Aa

Eggs, Grade A, large, doz., Chicago

80.50

73.50

54.50

86.50

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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