Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 5/13/13

Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 5/13/13

Livestock and meat ($)

May 8

May 1

6 months ago

Year ago

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

204.67

199.49

193.93

191.51

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

126.00

128.00

127.00

120.00

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

146.37A

158.25A

151.62A

164.37A

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

88.33

84.06

79.29

79.24

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

57.44

56.91

42.93

56.95

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

27.90

28.60

43.76

29.40

Choice Beef, cutout, cwt.

205.49

200.13

193.93

190.82

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

93.38

91.88

88.95

97.72

Hog Corn Ratio

12.8

12.1

10.3

12.8

Steer Corn Ratio

17.9

18.1

16.5

20.6

Poultry and eggs (cents)

 

 

 

 

Chickens, Grade A, Fresh lb. Chicago

102.79a

103.19a

86.02a

80.45a

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

98.00Aa

98.00Aa

111.00Aa

108.50Aa

Young Tom Turkeys, Grade A. Frozen lb. Chicago

96.50Aa

96.50Aa

114.00Aa

109.00Aa

Eggs, Grade A, Large, doz., Chicago

91.50

81.50

121.50

70.50

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:85 Issue:19

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