Des Moines, IA Wed May 28, 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 to fairly good demand and light to
moderate offerings. Select and Choice rib, chuck and loin cuts while round items
steady to weak. Beef trimmings lower on light to moderate demand and moderate
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 1.19 at 234.31; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 1.50 at 224.15;
based on 90.83 loads of Choice cuts, 71.92 loads of Select cuts, 9.26
loads of trimmings, and 40.89 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 0.50 at 217.69; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.65
Current index reflects the equivalent of 148,354 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
195.16 dn 0.86.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
15.70 up 0.02.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 417.11 loads of pork cuts and 38.48 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 115.25 up 2.36.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 136.00-160.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 107.45-131.00; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 104.15-122.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 420
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 17 443.94
45-55# 54 386.76
55-65# 96 348.74
65-75# 49 337.43
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 119,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 421,000; 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