Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 3/7/18

Livestock and meat ($)

March 7

Feb. 28

6 mos. ago

Year ago

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

223.23

219.52

191.35

213.61

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

126.00

128.00

104.50A

124.50A

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

162.75A

167.75A

N/A

146.00A

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

66.18

66.88

67.24

69.67

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

88.53

85.86

35.54

76.04

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

60.34

66.09

20.53

49.06

Choice beef, cutout, cwt.

223.88

222.30

192.13

215.56

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

72.80

72.35

81.10

78.93

Hog corn ratio

18.03

17.94

19.05

20.22

Steer corn ratio

36.31

36.11

32.51

37.09

Poultry and eggs (cents)

 

 

 

 

Chickens, Grade A, fresh lb. Chicago

87.27a

86.60A

83.51a

82.31a

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

79.50Aa

79.50Aa

97.50Aa

100.50Aa

Young tom turkeys, Grade A. frozen lb. Chicago

79.50Aa

79.50Aa

97.50Aa

100.50Aa

Eggs, Grade A, large, doz., Chicago

169.50

143.50

90.50

50.50

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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