Des Moines, IA Wed Sep 03, 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 higher on Choice and steady on Select on
light to moderate demand and offerings. Select and Choice chuck and round
cuts firm to higher while rib and loin cuts steady to weak. Beef
trimmings higher on a light test.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 1.47 at 247.58; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.11 at 233.94;
based on 123.80 loads of Choice cuts, 99.94 loads of Select cuts, 7.53
loads of trimmings, and 34.35 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 0.76 at 231.03; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.08
Current index reflects the equivalent of 153,965 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
234.17 up 0.21.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.58 down 0.03.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 430.8 loads of pork cuts and 47 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 101.59 dn -0.85.**
Loin 1/4 inch VAC 127.00-167.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 105.85-
106.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 106.00-117.00; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 97.19-124.00; 12-14 lbs skin on bellies 119.00-145.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 644
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 28 428.82
45-55# 56 380.18
55-65# 259 341.03
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: 118,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 416,000; Sheep: 8,000
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