Des Moines, IA Mon Oct 20, 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 firm on light to moderate demand and light offerings.
Select and Choice chuck and round cuts firm while rib and loin items weak to
lower. Beef trimmings firm on light demand and offerings compared to last
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.68 at 249.84; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.39 at 235.17;
based on 48.30 loads of Choice cuts, 39.10 loads of Select cuts, 7.42
loads of trimmings, and 20.20 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 0.05 at 239.21; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.24
Current index reflects the equivalent of 126,402 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
233.32 up 0.13.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.24 down 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 214.53 loads of pork cuts and 34.37 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 106.46 dn -4.55.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 134.95-174.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 84.90-125.11;
14-16 lbs skin on bellies 118.00-129.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,333
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 28 458.25
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 154 348.99
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP 195 319.13
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 114,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 429,000; Sheep: 9,000
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