USDA Base Lean Hog Cost
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USDA Base Lean Hog Cost 03/21 10:40 LM_HG213 Des Moines, IA Thu, Mar 21, 2019 USDA Market News NATIONAL DAILY BASE LEAN HOG CARCASS SLAUGHTER COST FOR Wed, Mar 20, 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% 03/20/19 88,422 212.02 57.03 58.85 60.58 03/19/19 92,090 212.34 55.38 57.20 58.93 03/18/19 82,662 212.60 54.03 55.79 57.45 03/15/19 126,536 214.01 52.48 54.35 56.11 03/14/19 91,223 213.62 51.32 53.11 54.82 03/13/19 86,373 213.69 50.00 51.84 53.59 WEEKLY NATIONAL DAILY BASE LEAN HOG CARCASS SLAUGHTER COST For Week Ended: 03/15/19 463,367 213.11 50.39 52.23 53.97 02/22/19 473,313 213.25 49.85 51.67 53.39 03/23/18 428,504 216.02 58.38 60.28 62.12 MONTHLY NATIONAL DAILY BASE LEAN HOG CARCASS SLAUGHTER COST For: February 2019 2,030,805 213.91 50.93 52.75 54.47 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 1000C
 
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