Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 5/6/13

Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 5/6/13

Livestock and meat ($)

May 1

April 24

6 months ago

Year ago

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

199.49

191.54

194.77

191.18

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

128.00

126.00

127.00

N/A

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

158.25A

145.87A

149.00A

158.50A

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

84.06

80.31

80.04

80.79

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

56.91

55.21

38.69

65.81

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

28.60

28.46

39.07

39.64

Choice Beef, cutout, cwt.

200.13

191.54

193.50

190.96

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

91.88

88.91

88.61

97.00

Hog Corn Ratio

12.1

12.1

10.3

12.1

Steer Corn Ratio

18.1

18.7

16.3

18.9

Poultry and eggs (cents)

 

 

 

 

Chickens, Grade A, Fresh lb. Chicago

103.19a

103.66a

85.40a

75.69a

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

98.00Aa

97.50Aa

111.50Aa

108.50Aa

Young Tom Turkeys, Grade A. Frozen lb. Chicago

96.50Aa

96.50Aa

114.00Aa

109.50Aa

Eggs, Grade A, Large, doz., Chicago

81.50

81.50

116.50

73.50

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:18

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