Des Moines, IA Fri May 23, 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 to weak on light demand and offerings.
Select and Choice rib cuts weak while chuck, round and loin cuts steady.
Beef trimmings lower on light to moderate demand and moderate to heavy
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.19 at 231.98; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.26 at 220.90;
based on 58.99 loads of Choice cuts, 28.25 loads of Select cuts, 22.44
loads of trimmings, and 18.23 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 1.07 at 216.89; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 1.29
Current index reflects the equivalent of 143,517 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
195.33 dn 0.03.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 221.17 loads of pork cuts and 31.08 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 115.06 up 1.28.** Loin
1/4 inch VAC 134.67-148.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 104.15-129.00;
23-27 lbs trim selected ham 102.00-125.25; 12-14 lbs skin on bellies
158.00-166.00; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies 160.00-162.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 993
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# *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: 112,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 394,000; Sheep: 6,000
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