Des Moines, IA Tue Oct 14, 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 higher on Choice and weak on Select on light to moderate
demand and light offerings. Select and Choice loin cuts firm, rib cuts weak, while
chuck and round items firm on Choice and weak on Select. Beef trimmings
higher on moderate demand and light to moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 1.10 at 249.41; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.33 at 236.08;
based on 59.36 loads of Choice cuts, 50.05 loads of Select cuts, 13.71
loads of trimmings, and 18.36 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 0.59 at 239.17; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.13
Current index reflects the equivalent of 161,047 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
231.70 dn 0.86.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.43 down 0.05.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 349.68 loads of pork cuts and 37.5 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 117.23 dn -4.34.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 141.00-190.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 151.00-156.04; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 140.00-154.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 122.47-146.00;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 125.00-145.00; 16-18 lbs skin on bellies 118.00-125.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,500
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
65-75# 599 337.61
75-85# 370 328.93
85-UP 110 316.91
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 114,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 428,000; 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