Des Moines, IA Wed Aug 27, 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 offerings.
Select and Choice rib and round items weak to lower while chuck and loin items
steady to firm. Beef trimmings lower on light to moderate demand and moderate
to heavy offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 1.07 at 247.41; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.88 at 237.60;
based on 116.04 loads of Choice cuts, 61.89 loads of Select cuts, 23.87
loads of trimmings, and 29.72 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 0.56 at 228.91; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.47
Current index reflects the equivalent of 137,894 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
232.62 dn 0.90.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.60 up 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 393.66 loads of pork cuts and 38.81 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 100.18 dn -2.98.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 118.00-162.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 96.00-128.00; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 90.15-109.85.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 374
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# 48 381.85
55-65# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
65-75# 46 325.17
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 114,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 411,000; 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