Des Moines, IA Tue Dec 11, 2012 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 higher to sharply higher on moderate to
fairly good demand and light to moderate offerings. Select and
Choice rib, chuck, round and loin cuts firm to higher. Beef trimmings
higher on light to moderate demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 2.12 at 196.17; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
UP 1.74 at 174.67; based on 75.74 loads of Choice cuts, 59.45
loads of Select cuts, 16.14 loads of Trimmings, and 37.61
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 1.04 at 185.29; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses UP 0.85
Current index reflects the equivalent of 121,358 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 161.11
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
13.00, DN 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK
Sales reported on 148.50 loads of pork cuts and 17.5 loads of
Compared to Monday's Close: Fresh 1/4" trimmed loins
unevenly steady; butts steady; sknd hams 20-27 lbs mostly weak;
sdls bellies not tested; lean trimmings steady. Trading moderate to
active, with moderate demand and mostly offerings.
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **84.41 DN 0.01.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 100.00-108.00; Hams bone in trimmed,
20-23 lbs trim spec 1 77.00-82.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,306
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 72 350.85
45-55# 31 331.13
55-65# 58 302.47
65-75# 278 253.83
75-85# 426 234.45
85-UP 441 208.84
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 127,000 Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 433,000; Sheep: 9,000
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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