Des Moines, IA Thu Jul 31, 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 to firm on moderate demand and light offerings.
Select and Choice rib and chuck cuts weak while round and loin items firm on
Choice and weak on Select. Beef trimmings form on fairly good demand and
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.74 at 263.66; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.23 at 260.60;
based on 63.34 loads of Choice cuts, 36.34 loads of Select cuts, 18.85
loads of trimmings, and 13.64 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 0.81 at 245.12; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.33
Current index reflects the equivalent of 99,309 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
228.76 up 0.00.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.22 up 0.02.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 252.24 loads of pork cuts and 24.67 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 129.03 dn -1.2.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 160.83-190.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 141.00-155.00; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 140.75-156.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 829
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
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 98 289.45
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 115,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 405,000; Sheep: 9,000
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