Des Moines, IA Wed Jul 17, 2013 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 to lower on light to moderate demand and moderate
offerings. Select and Choice chuck and round items steady to firm while rib and
loin cuts weak to lower. Beef trimmings lower on light to moderate demand and
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 1.03 at 189.44; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.57 at 183.78;
based on 119.07 loads of Choice cuts, 67.53 loads of Select cuts, 16.56
loads of trimmings, and 40.56 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 0.56 at 176.25; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.32
Current index reflects the equivalent of 140,201 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
160.34 dn 0.94.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
14.71 up 0.03.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 391.96 loads of pork cuts and 26.22 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 99.97 dn -0.42.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 117.86-151.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 81.30-91.15; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 85.00-91.15; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 83.90-102.00;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 167.00-175.00; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,330
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 115 329.70
45-55# 73 302.84
55-65# 225 281.17
65-75# 320 256.28
75-85# 225 244.13
85-UP 372 211.34
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 125,000; Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 404,000; Sheep: 7,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
L Clark 515-284-4460 Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary
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- Okla. Attorney General keeps pressure on HSUS
- Mid-year inventory shows further declines in cattle numbers
- Herd rebuilding will be a slow process
- High cattle prices, availability of replacement cows persist
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