Des Moines, IA Fri Aug 01, 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 to lower on light demand and offerings. Select and
Choice rib, chuck, round and loin cuts weak to lower. Beef trimmings higher on
moderate demand light to moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 0.53 at 263.13; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 2.48 at 258.12;
based on 53.64 loads of Choice cuts, 22.71 loads of Select cuts, 7.22
loads of trimmings, and 16.12 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 0.88 at 246.00; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.09
Current index reflects the equivalent of 82,114 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
230.08 up 1.32.
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 189.67 loads of pork cuts and 26.89 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 127.32 dn -1.71.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 160.00-187.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 145.00-146.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 145.89-148.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 143.00-150.60.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 2,068
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 32 478.63
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 320 330.31
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP 517 288.83
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 114,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 263,000; Sheep: 6,000
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