National Daily Base Lean Hog Carcass Slaughter Cost
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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Feb 17, 2017     USDA Market News

NATIONAL DAILY BASE LEAN HOG CARCASS SLAUGHTER COST FOR Thu, Feb 16, 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%

02/16/17     84,101 212.48                      72.13      74.06     75.94
02/15/17     88,563 212.29                      71.57      73.48     75.33
02/14/17     91,651 212.60                      70.87      72.77     74.60
02/13/17     97,476 211.91                      69.94      71.88     73.78
02/10/17    138,100 213.39                      69.04      71.01     72.93
02/09/17    102,749 212.76                      68.74      70.64     72.49

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

02/10/17    530,766 212.51                      68.12      70.06     71.94
01/20/17    490,893 213.05                      62.03      63.94     65.80
02/19/16    578,787 214.16                      61.35      63.30     65.21

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

          2,159,351 212.98                      59.70      61.62     63.47

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

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