Des Moines, IA Tue Jul 29, 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 sharply higher on good demand and moderate offerings.
Select and Choice rib and round cuts higher while chuck and loin cuts steady to
firm. Beef trimmings steady on light to moderate demmand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 2.04 at 261.34; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 2.86 at 259.03;
based on 76.58 loads of Choice cuts, 44.05 loads of Select cuts, 10.49
loads of trimmings, and 18.28 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 0.91 at 243.39; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 1.33
Current index reflects the equivalent of 128,177 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
228.49 up 0.67.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.31 up 0.13.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 332.1 loads of pork cuts and 23.15 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 131.13 up 0.19.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 156.00-192.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 143.61-152.15; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 143.61-149.61.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,350
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 19 384.47
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 140 333.17
65-75# 624 315.05
75-85# 422 301.31
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 115,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 400,000; Sheep: 10,000
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