Des Moines, IA Fri Jan 18, 2013 USDA Market News
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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 lower on light to moderate demand and moderate
to heavy offerings. Select and Choice rib cuts steady while chuck, round
and loin cuts weak to lower. Beef trimmings higher on moderate to fairly
good demand and moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses DN 2.36 at 189.84; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
DN 1.75 at 182.61; based on 82.44 loads of Choice cuts, 50.80
loads of Select cuts, 25.74 loads of Trimmings, and 34.81
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses DN 1.73 at 181.19; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses DN 1.43
Current index reflects the equivalent of 135,385 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 163.63
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK
Sales reported on 62.71 loads of pork cuts and 6.0 loads of
Compared to Thursday's Close: Fresh 1/4" trimmed bone-in loins
steady; butts steady; sknd hams 20-27 lbs generally 2.00 higher;
sdls bellies along with lean trimmings not tested. Trading moderate,
with light to moderate demand and offerings.
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **83.63 DN 0.25.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 105.00-108.00; Hams bone in trimmed,
20-23 lbs trim spec 1 72.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,946
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 43 388.56
45-55# 24 325.31
55-65# 300 271.83
65-75# 479 255.05
75-85# 497 235.52
85-UP 603 213.24
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 104,000 Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 416,000; 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
- Defining stockmanship
- Crop futures diverged from livestock markets Wednesday night
- Cargill issues corporate responsibility report
- Will corn be a viable option for backgrounders this fall?
- Tumbling livestock quotes led ag commodites lower Wednesday
- Kan. veterinarians get soaked in Ice Bucket Challenge