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

Livestock and meat ($)

April 4

March 28

6 mos. ago

Year ago

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

NA

222.53

197.22

209.71

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

NA

126.00

108.00

122.50

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

NA

159.00A

154.00A

149.30

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

55.00

58.33

57.00

63.93

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

73.42

74.56

40.72

67.20

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

40.75

42.91

24.70

38.37

Choice beef, cutout, cwt.

215.09

221.00

197.25

207.90

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

67.57

69.06

74.99

73.86

Hog corn ratio

12.91

14.53

16.10

18.69

Steer corn ratio

33.05

34.87

33.18

38.21

Poultry and eggs (cents)

 

 

 

 

Chickens, Grade A, fresh lb. Chicago

103.32a

101.47a

81.26a

96.08a

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

78.50Aa

79.50Aa

97.00Aa

99.00Aa

Young tom turkeys, Grade A. frozen lb. Chicago

78.50Aa

79.50Aa

94.00Aa

99.00Aa

Eggs, Grade A, large, doz., Chicago

265.50

265.50

129.50

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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