Des Moines, IA Thu May 15, 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 steady on light to moderate demand and offerings.
Select and Choice rib and loin cuts steady to firm while chuck and round cuts
steady to weak. Beef trimmings weak on very light to light demand and light
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.13 at 225.21; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.01 at 215.47;
based on 54.30 loads of Choice cuts, 35.54 loads of Select cuts, 6.27
loads of trimmings, and 19.97 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 unchgd at 215.96; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.06
Current index reflects the equivalent of 119,710 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
194.68 up 1.06.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
15.74 up 0.06.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 274.95 loads of pork cuts and 31.58 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 113.23 up 0.31.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 123.00-149.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 110.00-125.00; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 101.15-118.00; 12-14 lbs skin on bellies 138.72-168.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,124
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
65-75# 384 316.26
75-85# 379 299.59
85-UP 280 288.43
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