Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 4/11/18

Livestock and meat ($)

April 11

April 4

6 mos. ago

Year ago

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

215.04

NA

198.13

210.13

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

117.50A

NA

109.00

126.00

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

156.75A

NA

156.50A

152.00A

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

53.16

55.00

59.73

61.64

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

69.11

73.42

41.38

65.19

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

33.14

40.75

28.72

32.89

Choice beef, cutout, cwt.

212.48

215.09

197.44

210.67

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

66.75

67.57

73.64

74.51

Hog corn ratio

13.37

12.91

17.58

17.57

Steer corn ratio

33.05

33.05

35.13

39.39

Poultry and eggs (cents)

 

 

 

 

Chickens, Grade A, fresh lb. Chicago

NA

103.32a

79.97a

93.69a

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

NA

78.50Aa

94.00Aa

99.00Aa

Young tom turkeys, Grade A. frozen lb. Chicago

NA

78.50Aa

94.00Aa

99.00Aa

Eggs, Grade A, large, doz., Chicago

205.50

265.50

123.50

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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