Des Moines, IA Mon Nov 03, 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 weak on Choice and firm on Select on light to moderate
demand and offerings. Select and Choice rib and loin cuts firm while chuck and
round items lower. Beef trimmings higher on moderate demand and light to moderate
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 0.47 at 250.73; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.77 at 239.40;
based on 49.95 loads of Choice cuts, 40.85 loads of Select cuts, 8.73
loads of trimmings, and 25.18 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 0.75 at 242.84; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.29
Current index reflects the equivalent of 84,166 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
233.95 up 0.41.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 245.72 loads of pork cuts and 32.07 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 97.94 up 0.43.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 122.00-152.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 96.35-113.00; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 92.95-110.62; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies 97.00-121.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,865
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 32 431.63
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 299 351.14
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP 297 322.15
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 113,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 432,000; 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