Des Moines, IA Fri May 16, 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 firm to higher on moderate demand and light to moderate
offerings. Select and Choice rib and round cuts steady while chuck cuts firm.
Choice loin cuts steady while Select firm. Beef trimmings higher on moderate
demand and light to moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.77 at 225.98; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 1.24 at 216.71;
based on 53.47 loads of Choice cuts, 36.69 loads of Select cuts, 6.33
loads of trimmings, and 25.43 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 0.03 at 215.99; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.26
Current index reflects the equivalent of 153,670 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
194.83 up 0.15.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
15.59 down 0.15.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 190.66 loads of pork cuts and 29.77 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 114.19 up 0.96.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 123.00-152.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 109.45-115.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 112.00-123.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 101.33-121.25;
14-16 lbs skin on bellies 151.50-163.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,452
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 56 497.25
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
65-75# 471 316.56
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP 393 285.37
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 111,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 345,000; Sheep: 6,000
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