Des Moines, IA Tue Sep 30, 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 to weak on moderate to fairly good demand and
moderate to heavy offerings. Select and Choice rib and round cuts steady to weak
while loin cuts lower. Select and Choice chuck cuts higher. Beef trimmings lower
on light to moderate demand and heavy offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.01 at 238.03; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.38 at 226.45;
based on 97.28 loads of Choice cuts, 83.51 loads of Select cuts, 37.40
loads of trimmings, and 33.04 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 0.01 at 227.93; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.21
Current index reflects the equivalent of 110,837 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
232.85 dn 0.87.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.46 up 0.03.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 261.13 loads of pork cuts and 27.42 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 121.98 up 1.29.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 156.00-197.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 125.50-149.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 125.50-139.20; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 129.49-134.00;
14-16 lbs skin on bellies 114.00-123.00; 16-18 lbs skin on bellies 114.00-125.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,554
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 323 341.65
65-75# 555 333.29
75-85# 440 322.58
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 115,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 424,000; Sheep: 8,000
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