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DTN Livestock Stats at a Glance






St Joseph, MO Mon, March 04, 2024 USDA Market News
Daily Livestock Slaughter Under Federal Inspection

CATTLE CALVES HOGS SHEEP
Monday 116,000 1,000 493,000 10,000
Week ago 122,000 1,000 492,000 9,000
Year ago (act) 125,000 1,000 466,000 9,000
Week to Date 116,000 1,000 493,000 10,000
Same Period Last Week 122,000 1,000 492,000 9,000
Same Period Last Year* 125,000 1,000 466,000 9,000
2024 Year to Date 5,473,214 44,492 23,341,148 325,707
2023*Year to Date 5,779,904 59,518 23,2647347 309,231
Percent Change -5.3% -25.3% +1.4% +5.3%
Previous Day Breakdown Steers/Heifers Cows/Bulls
Friday 76,000 24,000
Saturday 2,000 2,000
2024 *Totals subject to revision / 2023 *Totals adjusted to reflect
NASS Revisions / Yearly totals may not add due to rounding.

INDEXES
03/01 02/29 02/28 02/27 02/26 02/23 02/22
CATFAX FED 6 STATE 182.97 182.91 182.91 182.96 182.96 183.02 180.62
CATFAX FED 3 STATE 182.90 182.76 182.76 182.64 182.64 183.05 180.55
CME FEEDER 246.38 247.00 246.26 246.80 246.47 246.64 244.68
CME LEAN HOG *80.41 80.26 80.15 79.91 79.78 79.46 79.10
3 Area LEAN HOG 78.85 78.56 78.38 78.05 78.02 78.23 77.37
NA = Not Available; **NA = Not Available Due to Packer Submission Issues;
+ Before the CME Feeder price indicates a revision by the CME; * = Projection;
CME projected Lean Hog Index, is only an estimate that may vary one or two
cents from actual.
NOTES: 3 AREA LEAN: = 3 area lean value base cost for 51-52% lean hogs;
CATFAX FED 6 STATES: Iowa, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas, and Oklahoma;
CATFAX FED 3 STATES: Kansas, Texas, and Oklahoma.

PORK

Des Moines, IA Mon, Mar 04, 2024 USDA Market News

NATIONAL DAILY PORK REPORT FOB PLANT - Negotiated Sales
PORK CARCASS CUTOUT CHANGE TOTAL LDS
03/04 MORNING $ 94.27 -0.18 137.62
03/04 AFTERNOON $ 92.82 -1.63 273.54

CARLOT PORK OPEN CLOSE
DATE 03/04 03/04
LOADS - CUTS 119.17 243.67
LOADS - TRIM 18.45 29.87
LOINS 1/4" Trim VAC 106.26 105.13
LOINS BNLS CC Strap On 147.99 148.58
HAMS - Trm Sel 17-20# No Test No Test
Trm Sel 20-23# 89.70 86.14
Trm Sel 23-27# 84.17 84.39
BELLIES Skn-on 10-12# 262.99 265.59
BOXED Skn-on 12-14# No Test No Test

BEEF

Des Moines, IA Mon, Mar 04, 2024 USDA Market News

NATIONAL DAILY BOXED BEEF CUTOUT AND BOXED BEEF CUTS - Negotiated
ESTIMATED BOXED BEEF CUT-OUT VALUES

Based on negotiated prices and volume of boxed beef cuts delivered
Within 0-21 days and on average industry cutting yields. Values reflect
U.S. Dollars per 100 pounds.

MORNING AFTERNOON
BEEF CUTOUTS OPEN CHNG CLOSE CHNG
03/04 03/04
CH 600-900# $306.67 +1.39 $306.30 +1.02
SE 600-900# $297.35 +1.61 $295.17 -0.57
LOADS
Choice cuts 17.36 48.58
Select cuts 6.34 14.33
Trimmings 0.00 3.50
Coarse Grinds 6.33 10.26
CH/SEL SPREAD $ 9.32 $11.13

POULTRY

03/04 - Daily Turkey Market - Frozen Grade A basted equivalent processor
offering prices on a national basis (FOB for current deliveries).
8-16 lb hens $ 84 to $103 cents FOB
16-24 lb toms $ 84 to $105 cents FOB

02/29 - Weekly Poultry Slaughtered Under Federal Inspection
Young Chickens - for the Week Ending: 02/24 Week Ago Yr Ago
163,766 164,184 167,098

03/01 - Weekly National Chicken Report
National Composite Whole Bird for the Week Ending: 03/01/2024
Wtd Avg Chg Range Wk Ago Avg
$126.07 -0.18 $ 88.00-$150.00 $126.25

02/28 - Weekly Egg Sets & Chicks Placed
Weekly Egg Sets for the week ending 02/24 - 245 million, up 2% from a year ago.
Chick placement for the week ending 02/24 - 187 million, up slightly from a
year ago.

03/04 - New York Eggs
Prices are 4 cents lower for larger sizes and unchanged for Medium. The
undertone is about steady to weak. Demand is light to moderate. Offerings
are moderate. Supplies are moderate. Market activity is moderate.

Extra Large 226-230
Large 224-228
Medium 187-191
** PRICES TO RETAILERS, SALES TO VOLUME BUYERS, USDA GRADE A AND
GRADE A, WHITE EGGS IN CARTONS, DELIVERED STORE DOOR, CENTS PER DOZEN.**