Des Moines, IA Wed May 14, 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 lower on Choice and steady on Select on moderate demand
and moderate to heavy offerings. Select and Choice rib cuts steady while chuck
and round cuts steady to weak. Choice loin cuts lower while Select steady. Beef
trimmings higher on moderate to fairly good demand moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 1.53 at 225.08; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.07 at 215.46;
based on 108.93 loads of Choice cuts, 67.33 loads of Select cuts, 9.36
loads of trimmings, and 28.55 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 dn 0.86 at 215.96; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.13
Current index reflects the equivalent of 125,954 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
193.62 dn 2.07.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
15.68 up 0.11.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 413.16 loads of pork cuts and 45.57 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 112.92 up 1.3.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 128.00-157.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 109.95-120.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 109.00-121.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 101.00-121.25;
14-16 lbs skin on bellies 150.00-164.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 498
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# 23 391.61
55-65# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
65-75# 35 322.80
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 117,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 411,000; Sheep: 8,000
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