Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 5/23/18

May 25, 2018

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Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 5/23/18

Livestock and meat ($)

May 23

May 16

6 mos. ago

Year ago

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

230.82

232.12

206.18

246.08

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

115.50A

122.00

119.00

133.50A

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

154.25A

158.50A

154.63A

161.00A

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

67.76

66.10

63.07

74.05

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

55.25

61.98

56.21

51.71

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

29.07

31.39

47.06

29.12

Choice beef, cutout, cwt.

 229.00

232.68

208.63

246.08

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

 74.61

76.36

69.35

89.54

Hog corn ratio

 17.57

17.46

18.31

21.44

Steer corn ratio

 31.39

31.11

37.94

40.21

Poultry and eggs (cents)

Chickens, Grade A, fresh lb. Chicago

114.35a

113.06a

78.96a

108.08Aa

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

80.00Aa

79.50Aa

87.50Aa

99.50Aa

Young tom turkeys, Grade A. frozen lb. Chicago

81.00Aa

80.50Aa

86.00Aa

99.50Aa

Eggs, Grade A, large, doz., Chicago

77.50

91.50

157.50

56.50

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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