Des Moines, IA Tue Oct 07, 2014 USDA Market News
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary, Compared to Previous Day
Prices in dollars per hundredweight
*** CORRECTIONS IN BOXED BEEF & CARCASS INDEX ***
NATIONAL BOXED BEEF CUTOUT LM_XB403
Boxed beef cutout values sharply higher on moderate to farily good demand and
light offerings. Select and Choice rib, chuck and round cuts higher while loin
items steady to firm. Beef trimmings steady on moderate to fairly good demand
and moderate to heavy offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 2.82 at 241.14; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 2.81 at 229.17;
based on 75.82 loads of Choice cuts, 29.86 loads of Select cuts, 28.25
loads of trimmings, and 31.41 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 4.03 at 232.62; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 4.44
Current index reflects the equivalent of *153,97 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
232.14 up 0.20.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 190.38 loads of pork cuts and 19.36 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 124.45 up 0.7.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 157.42-187.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 137.33-146.32; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 135.33-141.98.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,427
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 130 452.28
45-55# 135 393.75
55-65# 286 346.70
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP 181 316.55
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 114,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 425,000; Sheep: 10,000
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