Des Moines, IA Wed Oct 01, 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 firm on moderate to fairly good demand and
moderate to heavy offerings. Select and choice rib, chuck, round, and loin
items steady to firm. Beef trimmings higher on moderate to fairly good demand
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.11 at 238.14; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.73 at 227.18;
based on 112.85 loads of Choice cuts, 71.79 loads of Select cuts, 27.39
loads of trimmings, and 38.82 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 0.13 at 228.06; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.45
Current index reflects the equivalent of 107,954 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
231.28 dn 1.57.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.43 down 0.03.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 382.78 loads of pork cuts and 30.8 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 121.80 dn -0.18.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 158.00-197.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 129.15-139.67; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 129.00-144.00; 12-14 lbs skin on bellies 113.00-145.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 844
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 27 487.22
45-55# 43 411.07
55-65# 186 345.46
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: 424,000; 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