Cattle weight overages are getting under control. Hog weights stable.

Weekly Actual Slaughter this morning detailed meat production statistics for the third week of June.

Dressed steer weights slipped -4 lbs. in this week to 913. Heifers slipped -3 lbs. to 833. Compared with last year, as this is now a time of seasonally rising weights, steer weights slipped from +35 lbs. to +30. Heifer weights, compared with last year, rose from +27 to +28.

Four weeks ago weights were adding back +4.0% to beef production. In this week they were adding +3.4%.

Dressed barrow/gilt weights were reported at 211 lbs. in this specific week. That was -1 from the prior. Compared with last year there was no change at +3.

Higher weights are adding +1.4% to pork production separate from slaughter numbers.