Des Moines, IA Tue Sep 09, 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 weak on Choice and higher on Select on light to
moderate demand and offerings. Select and Choice rib and chuck cuts steady to
weak while round cuts steady to firm. Choice loin cuts steady while Select
higher. Beef trimmings lower on moderate demand and heavy offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 0.31 at 251.08; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.84 at 238.68;
based on 65.58 loads of Choice cuts, 63.30 loads of Select cuts, 33.50
loads of trimmings, and 20.77 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 1.61 at 236.73; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 2.19
Current index reflects the equivalent of 149,980 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
235.10 dn 0.01.
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 327.95 loads of pork cuts and 32.07 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 105.28 up 1.74.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 130.49-167.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 110.50-117.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 102.49-119.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 100.49-106.00;
16-18 lbs skin on bellies 117.00-125.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 2,012
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
75-85# 580 314.22
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 116,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 405,000; Sheep: 9,000
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