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Cooperative Crop and Livestock Reporting Service (Wis.); Federal-State Crop and Livestock Reporting Service (Wis.); Federal-State Crop Reporting Service (Wis.) / Wisconsin crop and livestock reporter
Vol. XL ([covers January 1961/December 1961])

Wisconsin crop and livestock reporter. Vol. XL, no. 1,   pp. [1]-4 PDF (1.8 MB)


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WISCONSIN CROP AND LIVESTOCK REPORTER
Current Trends'
WISCONSIN                           UNITED STATES
Unit  Datet'      as mnt   LstyThis month'            Last Lonth        
for month
Item         Unit Date This month2Lst month  Last year  for a,.         
 month    year   -yr.
WISCONSIN CROP AND  LIVESTOCK REPORTER~~5          4.6      4.4
Farm Prices - Dollars
All mulk----------------cwt.  ec  3.803  3.84  3.53  3.43   4.59-   4.5
Market milk--------------cwt.  Dec.  4.003  .0  3.7         3.715.
Manufacturing milk----------   cwt.  Dec.  3.702  3.69  3.3  3.27  ------
 I
Mdk tows-~~~~~~~~~~head  Dec.  235  230  240  193     217 -   2165
Mlk cos- --------------cwt.  Dec s1.90  15.60  10.90  15.64  16.20  13.1
Cows -------wt--------- .  Dec.  13.10  12.30  12.60  10.64  13.80  1.
Steers and heifers -----------cwt.  Dec.  20.90  20.600 2.0 1.4 2.0 2.
Calves-cwt.      ~~~~~  ~~~~~~~Dec.  21.40  20.60  21.10  18.04  22.50o 
21.4
Lambs ---------------- twt.  Doe.  15.20  15.50  156  744   1.402   5.
Wool-~~~~~~~~          ~  ~~~lb.  Doe.  .45  .45  .49  .4.0
Chickens ---------------lb.  Dec.  .147  .143  .146  .150    .4152.
Eggs -------- --------doz.  Dec.  .38S  .463  .262   .142    .4911
Corn-b.                 Dec.    .96    .96    .97    1.4.9          .15
Oats -b---------------- i.  Dec.  .63  .60    .607 .67.839
Barley ----------------bu.  Dec.  .83  .83   1.94   19.07   1.839  16
Alfalfs seed--------------his.  Doc.  14.40  13.60  16.2  19 2.58  16.56
 16.!
Red clever seed ------------bu.  Dec.  11I.70  11.40  155  05  120 1.
Potatoes --h-------------b.  Dec.  1.35  1.47  1.26  1.06   1.164   1:
Alfalfa hay, haled -- ---------ton  Dec.  17.so  16.20O  17.70  19.5S4  21.70
 21.
Feeder pigs -------------- head  Jan. I  12. 35  11.70 6.1 12
Price Index Numbers, 1910-14 - 100
All Farm Prices ------------Pct.  De. 264  266  240  241    242     24
Livestock and livestock products  .- pct.  De. 2727  3  4  263     26
Dairy products------------ Pct.  Dec.  294  297  273  265  278     20
Meat animals -pct.  ~~~~~ ~~~~Dot.  250  Z41  213  22Z962
Poultry ---------------pct.  Dec.  139  13M3 4918I
Eggs_--------------  Pct.  Dec.  181  218   122     165I
Crops----------------Pct.  Dec.  189  190   191     188    217     2
Feed gramns and hay --------- Pct.  Doec.  138  136  148  163  141  1
Fruits --------pct.    Dec.   208    199    189     207    248     21
Prices Farmers Pay.  pc-De.    390           299     288    275
Purchasing Power of Farm Products-- pct.  Dec.  88  89  80k84 i 88
Agricultural Production and Maktn
Index of Farm  Mktgs. (1947-49 = OO) -_  pct.  Nov.  122  121  120  - ------
-- ---------
Milk production (000,000)---------  lb.  Dec.  1,331  1,205  1,317  1,290
 9,487 9
Egg production (000,000) --- - no.  Dec.  1836027214,892          30
Layers on farms (000)  he--d  Dec.  10,414  10,498  1179 1295 34,3I0
Eggs per 100layers---------- -   no.  Dec.  1,761  1,560  1844  1,715165
I
Cows in herd freshening  et.  Dec.  9.62  11.21  9.95  10.54  ----------
Calves born to be raised -------   pct.  Dec.  40.52  44.62  42.32  36.84
 ----------
D uttry - -  --cin 00)lb.  Nov.  16,650  17,960  17,953  16,545  93,620 
94
Amterin cheese----------- - -  lb.  Nov.  32,16  32,220  24,960  27,495 
67,925  71
Dried skim milk for food --------  lb.  Nov. ------  ---------------- - -11030
so 1I
Dried  skim   milk  for feed -- --- -- -  lb.  Nov.--- - - - -   - - - -
- -   - - - - - - -- - - - - - - 1 ,851 0  16
Evaporated  whole  milk -- - - - - - -  lb.  Nov.--- - -- - ---- - -- - --0--
-- - -- -161-- -- -
Livestock Slaughter (000)  Nv    39            o7            ,0
Cattle-head----Nov. --83--85--80ea                  19      7,10
Calves-~~~~~~~~~~head  Nov.  124  116   1171475
Sheep and lambs----------- head  Nov.  I11    91            ,3
Hogs ---------------hed  Nov.  294   266     3S9    319    6,793
Cold Storage Holdings (000)  -  b  s.I 225 255 3,867  4,842  76,443  9
Butter --------------- . Ja.1 ,2552
Americsn cheese  -  -  lb~~~. Jan. I  150,250  148,735  144,031  144,551
 289,940  28
Swiss cheese ------ ------ lb.  Jan. I1 ------   ------   ------  ----- 
28,567  2
Other cheese ------ ------ lb.  Jan. I  -------   ------   ------   -------
 330,536  32
All cheese~ --- ---- --- - - - - --  lb.  Jan. 1  - -3
Frozen poultry - - - ~~~~~~lb.  Jan. 1  2,123 --  ,2---- 940--2, 205  302,222
 3
Shell eggs------------- -   case  Jan. I  - -------- -------  1,676
V ~ ~ ~ ~ s,5.~~~~~~A ~~case  Jan.1I ------  -
Wisconsin Feed Price Changes 4
Item
Grain and concentrate led per cow5
Grain and concentrate fed
per farm
per cow in herd-
per 100 Ibs. of mdlk produced.
Cost of 1000 pounds
of dairy ration
of poultry ration-
Pounds ration to equal value
of 100 lbs. milk   .
of 10 dozen eggs ---
Index of wholesale feed prices,
(1910-14= 100)-
Feed prices paid by farmers, per tor
Bran-
Cottonseed meal-4    --
Cornmeal --
Scratch grains  -
Middlings-
Ioyba.. meal-44 -------
Unit
lb.
lb.
lb.
lb.
lb.
lb.
pct.
Date  This
_ monthi
Dec.
Jan. 1
Jsn. I
iJsn. I
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
251
202
8. 25
32.98
20.36
20.92
187
184
171
52.00
88.00
50.00
76.00
Dec.     53.00
Dec.   I 72.00
Last
month
Z23
191
7.93
33.82
19.53
20.17
197
230
166
51.00
87.00
51.00
77 .00
t~ 511o
Last
year
252
202
8.39
32.31
21.95
Z1.04
161
125
176
51.00
92.00
50.00
76.00
82.00
l'
5-yr.
a5. for
month
226
154
7. 50
32.40
23.01
23.91
149
189
52.40
87.80
56.60
78.40
54.20
lso
.866
10
.0
190
156
166
188
'93
156
54
200
30
'9
16
11
14
4.65
5.00
3.38
218
11.30
13.90
22.60
23.10
16.60
.432
.161
.310
.959
.677
.864
18.96
17.16
1 .134
23.00
230
240
273
268
148
218
149
158
275
84
44.4
4.95
3.37
.68
15.82
11 .58
19.88
18.90
18.18
.436
.165
.397
I ..1
669
.963
17.26
20.74
.892
21.84
233
241
270
260
170
223
169
195
264
88
039        9,389        9,160
4597       5,192        5,131
604      317,816      332,474
'529       1,634        1.544
. 600      91,360       91,539
1235       52,575       58,416
1,000     104,817       85,738
1.220       1,637       1,304
1,0500     124,176      141,731
2,239        1,899        2,103
802          681        1,018
I,525       1,212        1,208
8,452         7,473       8,586
07,S87      31,050      144,691
7,718      265,671      407,548
1,993       10,867        8,742
9,093       27,546       26,216
,2804      304,084      442,506
2,509      316,686      298,823
96          188          177
2,307       2.180    __ 2,0S0
Economic Indicators - United SttLVa
Item                 Unit    Date      This |    Last |   Lost    ay. for
month2    month     year     month
1947-49  100
Industrial production, ad.6        pct.   Nov.        159      162      
156      146
Freight carloadings, ad;.          pct.   Nov.         75       78      
 81       91
Wholesale prices   -               pct.   Nov.        120      120      
119      115
Cost of livings                    pct.   Nov.                 127      
126      119
Personal income'
-.  ..                                 555~~~~~~~~~~~~~A  ?I1  199  170
Non-agracultural              pet    Now PIou                    ,
Agricultural                  pet.   Nov.        89      88       82    
 86
Factory employment, adj.;       pet    Nov        97       97       98  
   103
iDetnils of methodology supplied on request.
2 Preliminary.
3Forecast for m.ilk of average butterfat test.
4Prepared by Wisconsin Crop Reporting Service, baued (oln reporters' dlt.
5Comp ted from quantity reported fed at the beginning and end of the ruith
ini herdrs ,f
Wisconsin dairy correspondents times number oflays in m11onth
Federal Rserve Board.
7U. S. Dept. of Commerce.
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