Des Moines, IA Wed Sep 17, 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 to lower on light to moderate demand and moderate
offerings. Select and Choice rib, chuck, and round cuts steady to weak. Choice
loin cuts lower while Select steady. Beef trimmings lower on light to moderate
demand and moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 1.73 at 245.91; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.64 at 232.32;
based on 106.68 loads of Choice cuts, 63.68 loads of Select cuts, 26.78
loads of trimmings, and 39.40 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 0.81 at 234.11; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.27
Current index reflects the equivalent of 132,549 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
234.11 dn 1.75.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.44 down 0.05.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 374.47 loads of pork cuts and 25.97 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 110.11 dn -0.64.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 142.50-168.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 116.67-121.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 108.95-123.35; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 106.95-118.35;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 105.00-145.50; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,046
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 60 387.90
45-55# 78 360.97
55-65# 236 341.78
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: 112,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 416,000; 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