Des Moines, IA Wed Sep 10, 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 firm on Choice and weak on Select on light to moderate
demand and offerings. Select and Choice rib and loin cuts steady to weak while
chuck and round 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
up 0.38 at 251.46; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.50 at 238.18;
based on 80.74 loads of Choice cuts, 70.66 loads of Select cuts, 39.74
loads of trimmings, and 44.51 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 0.19 at 236.92; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.26
Current index reflects the equivalent of 148,478 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
234.84 dn 0.26.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.79 up 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 422.74 loads of pork cuts and 59.13 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 106.15 up 0.87.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 129.00-167.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 109.78-119.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 100.87-116.25; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 98.87-111.51.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 536
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# 63 318.60
55-65# 251 344.34
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: 114,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 413,000; Sheep: 7,000
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