Des Moines, IA Wed Aug 20, 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 light to moderate demand and moderate to heavy
offerings. Select and Choice rib cuts firm while chuck, round and loin items
weak to lower. Beef trimmings steady on light to moderate demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 1.36 at 251.55; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.84 at 243.07;
based on 113.71 loads of Choice cuts, 63.60 loads of Select cuts, 13.29
loads of trimmings, and 24.24 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 0.90 at 231.59; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.64
Current index reflects the equivalent of 124,781 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
233.29 up 0.69.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.61 down 0.05.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 393.06 loads of pork cuts and 46.48 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 107.25 dn -2.41.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 136.00-172.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 111.00-119.87; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 100.00-119.50; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 89.90-111.50.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,244
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 43 426.67
45-55# 48 364.58
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 *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 113,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 401,000; 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