Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 3/24/14

Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 3/24/14

Livestock and meat ($)

March 19

March 12

6 months ago

Year ago

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

243.37

241.51

193.29

193.41

Steers, Choice, 1,050-1,200 lb., cwt. Okla/Texas

148.00

148.00

123.00

115.75A

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

189.50A

188.25A

165.50A

145.75A

Lean Hogs, Carcass, Iowa-Minn. 167-187 lb.(1)

114.82

104.67

92.51

74.50

Feeder Pigs, 40 lb. National Direct Delivered(2)

114.39

114.03

56.33

61.66

SEW Pigs, 10 lb., National direct delivered (per head)

86.65

88.87

39.42

29.30

Choice Beef, cutout, cwt.

241.57

241.30

193.01

192.98

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

146.16

136.50

103.00

85.22

Hog Corn Ratio

28.03

24.82

19.0

9.4

Steer Corn Ratio

30.32

29.69

24.4

16.3

Poultry and eggs (cents)

 

 

 

 

Chickens, Grade A, Fresh lb. Chicago

105.28a

99.28a

86.50a

104.18a

Hen Turkeys, Grade A, Frozen, lb., Chicago

103.50Aa

102.50Aa

101.50Aa

97.00Aa

Young Tom Turkeys, Grade A. Frozen lb. Chicago

102.50Aa

102.50Aa

102.50Aa

96.50Aa

Eggs, Grade A, Large, doz., Chicago

126.50

124.50

100.50

120.50

N/A: not available

A: average

 

 

 

(1) Replaces live hogs; live hogs are 0.755 of quote.
(2) Replaces Sioux Falls, 50-60 lbs. (2/26/07)
(3) National FOB plant, replaces national daily carlot.
Livestock, meat, poultry and egg prices from USDA.

 

Volume:86 Issue:12

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