Des Moines, IA Tue May 13, 2014 USDA Market News
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary, Compared to Previous Day
Prices in dollars per hundredweight
NATIONAL BOXED BEEF CUTOUT LM_XB403
Boxed beef cutout values higher on moderate to fairly good demand and moderate
offerings. Select and Choice rib and roun cuts steady to firm while chuck and
loin items firm to higher. Beef trimmings steady on light to moderate demand
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 2.79 at 226.61; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 2.89 at 215.53;
based on 70.78 loads of Choice cuts, 60.19 loads of Select cuts, 11.33
loads of trimmings, and 35.38 loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE NW_LS410
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses up 1.38 at 216.82; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 1.43
Current index reflects the equivalent of 123,798 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
195.69 up 0.22.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
15.57 up 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 337.32 loads of pork cuts and 26.51 loads of
*Calculations for a 205 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean 0.65" -0.80"
back fat at last rib.* Pork Carcass Cutout 111.62 dn -2.2.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 125.42-144.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 104.00-109.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 110.84-120.20; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 101.15-117.25;
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,785
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 106 333.41
65-75# 400 316.91
75-85# 507 300.64
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 119,000; Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 415,000; Sheep: 10,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
lmc 515-284-4460 Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830