Des Moines, IA Mon Aug 04, 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 on light to moderate demand and offerings.
Select and Choice chuck and loin cuts weak to lower while rib and round cuts
firm to higher. Beef trimmings lower on light to moderate demand and moderate
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.09 at 263.22; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.09 at 258.03;
based on 72.87 loads of Choice cuts, 21.99 loads of Select cuts, 11.27
loads of trimmings, and 20.00 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 2.25 at 243.75; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 1.57
Current index reflects the equivalent of 113,568 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
229.49 dn 0.59.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.23 up 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 165.27 loads of pork cuts and 17.95 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 127.82 up 0.5.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 147.00-182.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 142.65-155.00; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 140.10-151.68; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies 140.00-142.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,185
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 19 440.42
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 196 290.03
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 113,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 337,000; 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