Des Moines, IA Tue Feb 05, 2013 USDA Market News
**** NOTE CORRECTED CARCASS & LAMB CORRECTIONS ****
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 firm to higher on light to moderate demand
and light offerings. Select and Choice rib cuts steady to weak while
chuck, round and loin items firm to higher. Beef trimmings higher on
light to moderate demand and light offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses up 1.57 at 184.31; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.71 at 179.72; based on 65.17 loads of Choice cuts, 55.41
loads of Select cuts, 22.99 loads of Trimmings, and 38.97
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 0.77 at 177.85; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses UP 0.34
Current index reflects the equivalent of 159,124 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 165.24
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
13.64, up 0.02.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK
Sales reported on 106.75 loads of pork cuts and 12.0 loads of
Compared to Monday's Close: Fresh 1/4" trimmed loins uevenly
steady; butts 1.00 to 2.00 lower; sknd hams 20-27 lbs 2.00 lower;
sdls bellies 14-16 lbs 10.00 lower, other weights not tested; lean
trimmings steady. Trading moderate, with mosly light demand and
moderate to heavy offerings.
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **84.16 dn 1.62.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 104.00-107.00; Hams bone in trimmed,
20-23 lbs trim spec 1 76.00; seedless bellies 14-16 lbs 140.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,081
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 53 348.77
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
55-65# 151 287.24
65-75# 326 253.73
75-85# 296 237.14
85-UP 241 211.61
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 121,000 Calves: 3,000; 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
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