Des Moines, IA Thu Aug 07, 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 firm on Choice and weak on Select on moderate demand and
light to moderate offerings. Select and Choice rib and round cuts weak while
chuck and loin items firm. Beef trimmings higher on moderate demand and light
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.44 at 262.41; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.51 at 255.26;
based on 74.71 loads of Choice cuts, 46.12 loads of Select cuts, 12.18
loads of trimmings, and 15.96 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 0.22 at 243.29; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.26
Current index reflects the equivalent of 120,896 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
230.50 up 0.36.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.51 up 0.18.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 269.33 loads of pork cuts and 38.83 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 126.42 up 0.11.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 152.00-184.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 133.00-155.00; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 131.72-146.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 824
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 39 390.67
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 310 332.89
65-75# 178 319.70
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP 98 291.41
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 114,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 407,000; 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