Des Moines, IA Thu Jun 12, 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 Choice and firm on Select on light to moderate
demand and moderate offerings. Select and Choice rib cuts steady to weak while
chuck and round cuts steady to firm. Choice loin cuts lower while Select firm.
Beef trimmings steady on light to moderate demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 0.93 at 230.89; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.65 at 223.60;
based on 76.19 loads of Choice cuts, 50.46 loads of Select cuts, 13.45
loads of trimmings, and 32.38 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 0.43 at 216.91; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.36
Current index reflects the equivalent of 131,472 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
198.36 up 0.49.
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 246.08 loads of pork cuts and 43.86 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 123.45 up 2.54.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 143.61-160.85; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 123.00-133.61; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 122.27-137.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 115.74-129.64;
14-16 lbs skin on bellies 163.50-167.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 887
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 75 410.79
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 44 351.41
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP 261 284.50
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 116,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 411,000; 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