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USDA-LM: National Daily Base Lean Hog Carcass Slaughter Cost

Des Moines, IA - Thu, Dec 7, 2017 - USDA Market News


NATIONAL DAILY BASE LEAN HOG CARCASS SLAUGHTER COST FOR Wed, Dec 6, 2017
This report includes: Volume, Weighted Average Carcass Weight, and Base Cost


                      Avg           Base Cost     (Packer Buying Programs)
             Head   Carcass Backfat (Inches): 1.00-1.09  0.80-0.99 0.65-0.79
   Date     Count    Weight     Percent Lean:   49-50%     51-52%    53-54%

12/06/17     90,720 215.78                      60.51      62.42     64.29
12/05/17     91,525 215.97                      60.06      61.97     63.81
12/04/17     91,543 216.04                      59.45      61.36     63.22
12/01/17    154,933 218.41                      58.94      60.90     62.78
11/30/17     93,852 216.97                      58.49      60.39     62.21
11/29/17     92,712 215.94                      58.05      59.96     61.78

WEEKLY NATIONAL DAILY BASE LEAN HOG CARCASS SLAUGHTER COST
For Week Ended:

12/01/17    528,822 216.62                      58.40      60.32     62.16
11/10/17    487,930 214.37                      62.85      64.77     66.63
12/09/16    546,988 210.42                      49.51      51.40     53.22

MONTHLY NATIONAL DAILY BASE LEAN HOG CARCASS SLAUGHTER COST
For: November 2017

          2,082,973 214.91                      60.87      62.78     64.63

The values in the base cost lean calculations are determined by individual
packer's lean value buying programs, which are based on the backfat
and 6 to 7 square inch loineye area both measured at the 10th rib.

Calculations include Producer Sold negotiated and swine or pork market
formula and Packer Sold negotiated and swine or pork market formula data
from the National Prior Day Slaughtered Swine Report (LM_HG201.txt).

Monthly total and weighted averages represent slaughtered hogs reported
for the month.

Source:     USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, Des Moines, IA
            515-284-4460  email: Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
            24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
            www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain

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