Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 5/16/18

Livestock and meat ($)

May 16

May 9

6 mos. ago

Year ago

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

232.12

229.14

212.81

248.17

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

122.00

126.00

124.00

138.00

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

158.50A

164.25A

164.25A

159.50A

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

66.10

63.67

64.30

72.85

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

61.98

64.00

55.12

56.42

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

31.39

30.97

42.64

31.08

Choice beef, cutout, cwt.

232.68

231.07

210.24

247.21

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

76.36

74.60

71.36

86.16

Hog corn ratio

17.46

16.39

18.81

21.40

Steer corn ratio

31.11

34.24

38.26

40.21

Poultry and eggs (cents)

 

 

 

 

Chickens, Grade A, fresh lb. Chicago

113.06a

110.85a

79.47a

103.32a

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

79.50Aa

79.50Aa

90.00Aa

96.50Aa

Young tom turkeys, Grade A. frozen lb. Chicago

80.50Aa

79.50Aa

88.00Aa

98.00Aa

Eggs, Grade A, large, doz., Chicago

91.50

91.50

127.50

54.50

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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