Des Moines, IA Wed Sep 24, 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 lower on Select on light to
moderate demand and moderate to heavy offerings. Select and Choice rib, chuck
and loin cuts weak to lower while round items steady. Beef trimmings steady to
firm on moderate demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 0.04 at 239.13; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.98 at 226.31;
based on 110.24 loads of Choice cuts, 101.48 loads of Select cuts, 22.24
loads of trimmings, and 47.34 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 0.06 at 228.21; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.53
Current index reflects the equivalent of 119,579 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
232.03 dn 3.06.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.47 up 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 385.38 loads of pork cuts and 41.7 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 117.43 up 0.6.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 146.00-188.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 128.52-139.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 124.45-131.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 123.00-138.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 530
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# 81 365.93
55-65# 210 345.78
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: 114,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 421,000; 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