Des Moines, IA Wed Oct 15, 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 moderate demand
and light to moderate offerings. Choice rib, chuck, round, and loin cuts steady
to firm while Select steady to weak. 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 1.08 at 250.49; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.64 at 235.44;
based on 80.13 loads of Choice cuts, 70.21 loads of Select cuts, 37.70
loads of trimmings, and 24.44 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 0.58 at 239.75; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.28
Current index reflects the equivalent of 163,487 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
233.91 up 2.21.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.36 down 0.07.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 389.62 loads of pork cuts and 35.42 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 116.99 dn -0.24.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 139.00-182.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 144.27-156.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 126.00-152.85; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 118.65-155.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 912
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 70 415.59
45-55# 75 370.74
55-65# 185 350.66
65-75# 139 336.63
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 108,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 428,000; 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