Des Moines, IA Thu Oct 02, 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
heavy offerings. Select and Choice chuck cuts steady to weak while rib, round,
and loin cuts steady to firm. Beef trimmings steady on moderate to fairly good
demand and heavy offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.31 at 238.45; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.15 at 227.33;
based on 101.15 loads of Choice cuts, 75.90 loads of Select cuts, 37.82
loads of trimmings, and 20.38 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 0.21 at 228.27; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.12
Current index reflects the equivalent of 110,055 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
231.31 up 0.03.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.45 up 0.02.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 257.67 loads of pork cuts and 27.78 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 122.42 up 0.62.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 155.00-188.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 134.00-149.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 134.00-142.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 130.00-144.25;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 130.00-155.50.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,300
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 184 346.41
65-75# 486 334.87
75-85# 324 326.39
85-UP 95 311.76
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 112,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 423,000; 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