Des Moines, IA Wed Jul 16, 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 firm on Choice and weak on Select on light to moderate
demand and offerings. Select and Choice rib and loin cuts weak to lower while
chuck and round items firm to higher. Beef trimmings not fully established.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.29 at 250.82; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.60 at 242.86;
based on 88.59 loads of Choice cuts, 58.13 loads of Select cuts, 15.68
loads of trimmings, and 27.28 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 0.05 at 233.40; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.39
Current index reflects the equivalent of 138,459 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
227.16 dn 2.39.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
15.66 up 0.05.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 360.41 loads of pork cuts and 25.14 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 135.89 up 0.71.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 161.00-193.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 139.31-149.15; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 140.25-151.35;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 176.00-185.00; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 554
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 18 458.72
45-55# 42 373.33
55-65# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
65-75# 54 324.48
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: 395,000; 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