Des Moines, IA Fri Oct 31, 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 lower to sharply lower on light demand and light to
moderate offerings. Select and Choice rib cuts steady while round and loin cuts
weak. Choice chuck cuts lower while Select steady. Beef trimmings lower on
moderate demand and heavy offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 2.15 at 251.20; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.78 at 238.63;
based on 55.84 loads of Choice cuts, 29.24 loads of Select cuts, 43.96
loads of trimmings, and 21.27 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 dn 1.26 at 243.59; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.58
Current index reflects the equivalent of 89,015 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
233.54 dn 0.17.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.39 down 0.02.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 202.99 loads of pork cuts and 39.1 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 97.51 dn -0.33.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 118.65-145.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 95.13-110.50; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 93.13-104.17.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,336
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 58 459.55
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 308 348.67
65-75# 478 342.32
75-85# 338 330.47
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 99,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 409,000; 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