Des Moines, IA Fri May 30, 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 lower on light to moderate demand and light offerings.
Select and Choice rib cuts steady to weak while chuck, round and loin cuts
weak to lower. Beef trimmings mostly steady on light to moderate demand and
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 0.99 at 232.66; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 1.87 at 221.90;
based on 53.44 loads of Choice cuts, 48.73 loads of Select cuts, 9.75
loads of trimmings, and 22.79 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 0.55 at 216.93; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.99
Current index reflects the equivalent of 218,803 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
195.90 up 0.67.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
15.69 down 0.02.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 240.82 loads of pork cuts and 33.45 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 116.01 up 2.26.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 136.00-152.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 0.00-0.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 114.00-125.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 102.22-115.70;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 0.00-0.00; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies
143.00-160.00; 16-18 lbs skin on bellies 0.00-0.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 2,014
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 40 478.30
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# 595 298.34
85-UP 796 285.78
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 118,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 413,000; Sheep: 7,000
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