Des Moines, IA Mon Sep 16, 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 firm on Choice and weak on Select on light to moderate
demand and offerings. Select and Choice rib, chuck and round cuts steady to weak
while loin items firm. Beef trimmings firm on light to moderate demand and
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.33 at 193.02; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.25 at 176.43;
based on 62.21 loads of Choice cuts, 47.59 loads of Select cuts, 15.87
loads of trimmings, and 18.83 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 up 0.59 at 181.47; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.43
Current index reflects the equivalent of 126,534 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
165.68 up 0.42.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
13.91 up 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 309.16 loads of pork cuts and 31.64 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 96.71 dn -1.45.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 110.00-129.12; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 89.25-100.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 88.84-100.60; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 82.27-97.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 2,389
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 34 334.31
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 334 266.21
65-75# 1035 253.17
75-85# 703 245.68
85-UP 138 242.41
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 116,000; Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 428,000; Sheep: 9,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
Lucy 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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- West Coast refineries continue to receive crude via rail
- Minimizing storage and feeding losses of round bale hay
- Indiana looking for livestock grant recipients
- Fall and winter grazing options
- Farm Bureau: EPA must withdraw irregular, biased rulemaking