Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 3/31/14

Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 3/31/14

Livestock and meat ($)

March 26

March 19

6 months ago

Year ago

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

241.76

243.37

193.59

189.96

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

150.00

148.00

124.00

125.00

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

193.50A

189.50A

166.00A

153.12A

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

120.93

114.82

93.59

74.22

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

118.10

114.39

59.93

58.15

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

91.50

86.65

42.11

27.07

Choice Beef, cutout, cwt.

239.25

241.57

193.60

189.07

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

133.61

146.16

104.95

85.51

Hog Corn Ratio

27.56

28.03

20.2

10.5

Steer Corn Ratio

28.87

30.32

27.2

17.7

Poultry and eggs (cents)

 

 

 

 

Chickens, Grade A, Fresh lb. Chicago

107.21a

105.28a

90.00a

103.46a

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

104.00Aa

103.50Aa

101.00Aa

97.00Aa

Young Tom Turkeys, Grade A. Frozen lb. Chicago

103.50Aa

102.50Aa

102.00Aa

96.50Aa

Eggs, Grade A, Large, doz., Chicago

141.50

126.50

100.50

133.50

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:13

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