Des Moines, IA Wed Oct 22, 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 steady on Select on
moderate demand and offering. Select and Choice rib, chuck and round cuts
firm to higher while loin items firm on Choice while lower on Select.
Beef trimmings lower on light to moderate demand and moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 1.16 at 251.00; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.14 at 235.07;
based on 96.53 loads of Choice cuts, 82.45 loads of Select cuts, 20.36
loads of trimmings, and 33.95 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 0.56 at 239.66; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.05
Current index reflects the equivalent of 123,978 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
233.17 dn 0.10.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.45 up 0.05.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 373.19 loads of pork cuts and 62.05 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 101.16 dn -2.88.**
Loin 1/4 inch VAC 132.00-170.50; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 128.00-
142.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 89.00-130.75; 23-27 lbs trim selected
ham 84.90-105.00; 12-14 lbs skin on bellies 100.00-126.00; 14-16 lbs skin
on bellies 100.00-126.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 924
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 29 424.28
45-55# 61 389.82
55-65# 263 348.82
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 112,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 429,000; Sheep: 7,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
sam 515-284-4460 Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830