Des Moines, IA Tue Jun 03, 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 on Choice and higher on Select and moderate
demand and offerings. Select and Choice rib, round and loin cuts steady to firm
while chuck items higher. Beef trimmings mostly steady on light to moderate
demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.23 at 232.66; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 2.37 at 223.85;
based on 65.79 loads of Choice cuts, 53.70 loads of Select cuts, 10.33
loads of trimmings, and 20.61 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 0.19 at 217.05; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 1.26
Current index reflects the equivalent of 167,801 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
196.32 dn 0.04.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
15.81 up 0.03.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 332.23 loads of pork cuts and 23.18 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 118.78 up 0.54.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 135.36-158.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 110.56-132.00; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 108.56-123.00; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies 148.00-157.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,512
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 31 411.48
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 69 330.97
65-75# 383 316.34
75-85# 583 299.26
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 118,000; Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 410,000; Sheep: 9,000
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