Des Moines, IA Fri Jan 25, 2013 USDA Market News
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary, Compared to Previous Day
Prices in dollars per hundredweight, Equated to FOB Omaha Basis
NATIONAL BOXED BEEF CUTOUT
Boxed beef cutout values weak on light demand and light to moderate
offerings. Select and Choice rib cuts steady to firm while chuck, round
and loin items steady to weak. Beef trimmings higher on moderate demand
and light to moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses DN 0.57 at 187.44; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
DN 0.33 at 181.86; based on 78.82 loads of Choice cuts, 37.91
loads of Select cuts, 14.07 loads of Trimmings, and 22.85
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses DN 0.18 at 178.52; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses DN 0.06
Current index reflects the equivalent of 189,969 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 164.81
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
13.63, UP 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK
As announced on January 7, 2013, AMS implemented a 1-week delayed
Publication schedule to facilitate the pork industry's transition
from voluntary to mandatory pork reporting. Concerns have been
raised by pork industry representatives that more time is needed
for the industry to examine, explore, and understand the new
information afforded by mandatory wholesale pork reporting. AMS
will continue releasing daily mandatory pork reports on a 1-week
delay until further notice. AMS officials will confer with industry
representatives monthly to re-evaluate the situation until such time
that a transition to normally scheduled reporting can be implemented
with minimal disruption to the industry. In any case, however,
"real-time" release of mandatory pork reports will begin no later
than July 8, 2013, which is 6 months following the effective date of
the Final Rule.
Please contact Bill Sumpter at 515-284-4460 or firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
Sales reported on 57.38 loads of pork cuts and 8.0 loads of
Compared to Thursday's Close: Fresh 1/4" trimmed bone-in loins
steady to 2.00 higher; butts unevenly steady; sknd hams 20-23 lbs 1.00
higher, 23-27 lbs steady; sdls bellies not established; lean trimmings 3.00
to 5.00 higher. Trading slow, with light demand and mostly moderate offerings.
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **85.11 UP 0.41.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 105.00-114.00; Hams bone in trimmed,
20-23 lbs trim spec 1 75.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,862
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 61 413.85
45-55# 13 317.69
55-65# 263 273.69
65-75# 482 255.78
75-85# 592 236.10
85-UP 451 211.84
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 122,000 Calves: 4,000; Hogs: 421,000; Sheep: 6,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
Lucy Clark 515-284-4460 Desm.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary
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