Des Moines, IA Fri Aug 15, 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 steady on Select on light
Demand and light to moderate offerings. Select and Choice rib and loin
cuts mostly steady while chuck and round items weak to lower. Beef
trimmings higher on light to moderate demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 1.20 at 255.54; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.19 at 248.38;
based on 65.85 loads of Choice cuts, 35.57 loads of Select cuts, 14.16
loads of trimmings, and 11.93 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 1.50 at 235.04; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.99
Current index reflects the equivalent of 178,934 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
233.76 up 1.59.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.66 up 0.05.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 253.76 loads of pork cuts and 28.33 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 111.80 dn -4.39.**
Loin 1/4 inch VAC 143.29-173.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 101.00-
115.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 98.70-120.00; 12-14 lbs skin on
bellies 130.00-173.50; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies 130.00-155.00; 16-18 lbs
skin on bellies 137.00-155.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 2,034
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 48 430.21
45-55# 71 371.30
55-65# 396 333.18
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 112,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 395,000; Sheep: 5,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
sam 515-284-4460 Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830