Des Moines, IA Fri Jun 06, 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 lower on Select on light to moderate
demand and offerings. Select and Choice chuck cuts weak to lower while round and
loin cuts steady to weak. Choice rib cuts firm while Select weak. Beef trimmings
steady on light to moderate demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 0.13 at 230.86; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 1.08 at 220.81;
based on 82.00 loads of Choice cuts, 47.42 loads of Select cuts, 6.59
loads of trimmings, and 37.31 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 0.07 at 216.47; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.40
Current index reflects the equivalent of 89,361 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
196.00 dn 0.95.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
15.67 down 0.06.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 203.7 loads of pork cuts and 24.36 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 120.60 up 2.39.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 139.00-157.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 115.60-127.00; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 111.00-127.00; 12-14 lbs skin on bellies 146.26-153.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,945
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 53 462.70
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 294 330.36
65-75# 433 319.47
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP 627 286.78
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 117,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 319,000; Sheep: 6,000
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