Des Moines, IA Thu Nov 20, 2014 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 to higher on moderate demand and light offerings.
Select and Choice round and loin cuts steady to firm. Choice rib cuts higher while
Select seady. Choice chuck cuts lower while Select steady. Beef trimmings lower on
light to moderate demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.60 at 255.39; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.94 at 242.99;
based on 71.75 loads of Choice cuts, 25.56 loads of Select cuts, 12.98
loads of trimmings, and 27.92 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 0.06 at 245.53; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.22
Current index reflects the equivalent of 128,139 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
234.03 up 0.96.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.62 up 0.30.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 286.28 loads of pork cuts and 67.69 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 93.62 up 0.98.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 111.00-139.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 108.77-122.44; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 92.48-108.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 81.00-115.00;
14-16 lbs skin on bellies 89.00-102.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,007
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 36 433.19
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
65-75# 385 342.44
75-85# 349 331.61
85-UP 73 320.95
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 113,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 430,000; Sheep: 8,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
lmc 515-284-4460 Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830