Des Moines, IA Wed Jul 02, 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 weak on Choice and firm on Select on light to moderate
demand and offerings. Select and Choice round and loin cuts steady to firm while
rib cuts steady to weak. Choice chuck cuts weak while Select firm. Beef trimmings
lower on light demand and light to moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 0.47 at 247.66; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.62 at 240.12;
based on 75.82 loads of Choice cuts, 49.65 loads of Select cuts, 4.98
loads of trimmings, and 27.63 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 0.16 at 231.22; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.39
Current index reflects the equivalent of 133,225 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
216.89 up 0.35.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
15.50 down 0.09.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 345.6 loads of pork cuts and 59.02 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 133.17 up 2.53.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 149.00-191.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 137.29-140.50; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 134.00-148.65; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 134.00-148.25;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 173.50-184.11; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,141
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 38 433.76
45-55# 86 386.97
55-65# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
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