USDA Base Lean Hog Cost
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USDA Base Lean Hog Cost 04/19 09:50 LM_HG213 Des Moines, IA Fri, Apr 19, 2019 USDA Market News NATIONAL DAILY BASE LEAN HOG CARCASS SLAUGHTER COST FOR Thu, Apr 18, 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% 04/18/19 82,339 215.12 76.61 78.50 80.29 04/17/19 83,740 214.10 76.12 78.01 79.83 04/16/19 79,485 214.09 75.75 77.64 79.45 04/15/19 76,837 211.53 75.47 77.34 79.12 04/12/19 110,577 216.19 75.05 76.95 78.78 04/11/19 72,341 213.92 74.95 76.86 78.73 WEEKLY NATIONAL DAILY BASE LEAN HOG CARCASS SLAUGHTER COST For Week Ended: 04/12/19 428,747 213.49 74.89 76.77 78.59 03/22/19 490,825 213.39 57.68 59.49 61.20 04/20/18 443,976 215.32 51.76 53.66 55.50 MONTHLY NATIONAL DAILY BASE LEAN HOG CARCASS SLAUGHTER COST For: March 2019 2,046,629 213.54 55.55 57.38 59.12 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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