Des Moines, IA Tue Aug 12, 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 lower on Choice and higher on Select on light to moderate
demand and moderate offerings. Select and Choice chuck and round cuts steady to
weak while rib cuts steady to firm. Choice loin cuts lower while Select higher.
Beef trimmings lower on light to moderate demand and moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 1.29 at 258.15; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 1.51 at 253.13;
based on 86.12 loads of Choice cuts, 55.49 loads of Select cuts, 10.01
loads of trimmings, and 29.97 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 0.66 at 239.09; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.74
Current index reflects the equivalent of 148,035 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
232.59 up 1.42.
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 314.62 loads of pork cuts and 26.05 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 117.02 dn -3.5.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 151.00-173.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 114.00-135.20; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 109.00-139.00; 12-14 lbs skin on bellies 129.00-190.50.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,300
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 230 330.89
65-75# 547 318.75
75-85# 350 305.06
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 116,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 408,000; Sheep: 8,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830