Des Moines, IA Wed May 21, 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 demand and light to
Moderate offerings. Select and Choice rib cuts steady while chuck, round
and loin items steady to firm. Beef trimmings mostly steady on light to
moderate demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.93 at 231.16; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 1.06 at 220.09;
based on 93.83 loads of Choice cuts, 69.52 loads of Select cuts, 15.16
loads of trimmings, and 29.15 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 0.38 at 217.68; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.44
Current index reflects the equivalent of 113,222 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
195.47 up 0.49.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
15.71 up 0.10.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 379.58 loads of pork cuts and 32.74 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 114.92 dn -1.79.**
Loin 1/4 inch VAC 126.00-160.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 110.71-
117.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 114.00-123.00; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 102.15-123.25; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies 156.00-164.72.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 518
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 17 472.29
45-55# 30 395.33
55-65# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
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: 406,000; Sheep: 7,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
sam 515-284-4460 Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830