National Daily Base Lean Hog Carcass Slaughter Cost
USDA - Fri Aug 10, 9:42AM CDT
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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Aug 10, 2018     USDA Market

NATIONAL DAILY BASE LEAN HOG CARCASS SLAUGHTER COST FOR Thu, Aug 9, 2018
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                     49-50%     51-52%    53-54%
                                Percent Lean:
08/09/18     84,508 208.47                      54.79      56.68     58.53
08/08/18     80,306 209.65                      56.81      58.67     60.48
08/07/18     77,460 208.53                      58.22      60.10     61.92
08/06/18     63,975 206.91                      59.59      61.49     63.35
08/03/18    113,464 210.61                      60.55      62.53     64.46
08/02/18     81,898 208.59                      62.47      64.36     66.20

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

08/03/18    430,519 209.57                      63.44      65.35     67.21
07/13/18    400,744 208.77                      75.96      77.90     79.80
08/11/17    473,054 208.31                      80.03      81.96     83.83

MONTHLY NATIONAL DAILY BASE LEAN HOG CARCASS SLAUGHTER COST
For: July 2018

          1,691,286 208.81                      72.91      74.84     76.72

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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