Des Moines, IA Thu Sep 11, 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 steady on Choice and sharply lower on Select on light
to moderate demand and offerings. Choice rib, chuck, and round cuts steady to
firm while Select steady to weak. Select and Choice loin cuts weak to lower.
Beef trimmings lower on moderate demand and heavy offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.08 at 251.54; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 1.83 at 236.35;
based on 74.92 loads of Choice cuts, 44.66 loads of Select cuts, 33.58
loads of trimmings, and 20.07 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 0.09 at 237.01; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.86
Current index reflects the equivalent of 138,483 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
235.46 up 0.62.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.73 down 0.06.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 296.38 loads of pork cuts and 23.65 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 107.53 up 1.38.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 133.00-169.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 119.00-121.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 107.10-118.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 103.00-122.10.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,011
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 173 340.09
65-75# 422 327.47
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 116,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 411,000; 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