National Daily Base Lean Hog Carcass Slaughter Cost

LM_HG213
Des Moines, IA Tue, Aug 13, 2019 USDA Market News

NATIONAL DAILY BASE LEAN HOG CARCASS SLAUGHTER COST FOR Mon, Aug 12, 2019
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%

08/12/19 67,602 207.20 76.23 77.99 79.65
08/09/19 97,293 209.16 77.39 79.04 80.54
08/08/19 74,611 208.92 77.66 79.48 81.21
08/07/19 74,183 208.34 78.24 80.02 81.70
08/06/19 67,903 206.01 78.53 80.37 82.13
08/05/19 59,621 206.65 79.18 81.09 82.92

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

08/09/19 373,611 207.98 78.11 79.89 81.57
07/19/19 358,737 209.37 67.51 69.32 71.03
08/17/18 427,205 209.47 48.80 50.67 52.48

MONTHLY NATIONAL DAILY BASE LEAN HOG CARCASS SLAUGHTER COST
For: July 2019

1,626,686 209.98 69.86 71.69 73.42

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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