Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 5/2/18

Livestock and meat ($)

May 2

April 25

6 mos. ago

Year ago

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

224.42

215.11

203.32

232.59

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

124.00

121.50A

117.75A

145.50A

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

164.75A

163.00A

163.50A

160.25A

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

62.35

61.34

66.48

61.37

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

66.03

64.59

50.26

55.96

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

33.64

34.40

37.77

27.38

Choice beef, cutout, cwt.

227.56

220.08

208.25

235.58

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

72.43

71.54

74.46

76.93

Hog corn ratio

16.01

16.30

20.57

18.44

Steer corn ratio

34.24

34.17

37.78

43.68

Poultry and eggs (cents)

 

 

 

 

Chickens, Grade A, fresh lb. Chicago

105.52a

104.87a

78.80a

94.08a

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

79.50Aa

79.50Aa

93.50Aa

99.00Aa

Young tom turkeys, Grade A. frozen lb. Chicago

79.50Aa

79.50Aa

93.50Aa

99.00Aa

Eggs, Grade A, large, doz., Chicago

116.50

126.50

89.50

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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