Des Moines, IA Tue Aug 05, 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 Choice and lower on Select. Select and Choice
rib and loin cuts weak to lower while chuck and round mostly steady. Beef
trimmings higher on moderate to fairly good demand and moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.05 at 263.27; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 1.28 at 256.75;
based on 56.86 loads of Choice cuts, 44.51 loads of Select cuts, 12.29
loads of trimmings, and 22.15 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 0.12 at 243.63; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.79
Current index reflects the equivalent of 112,327 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
230.26 up 0.77.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.44 up 0.21.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 338.55 loads of pork cuts and 27.41 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 127.96 up 0.14.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 147.50-185.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 151.00-156.00; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 139.00-150.18; 16-18 lbs skin on bellies 140.00-157.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 590
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 63 334.62
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP 34 289.18
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 115,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 400,000; 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