Des Moines, IA Mon Nov 24, 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 on moderate demand and light offerings. Select and
Choice rib, round, and loin cuts steady to weak. Choice chuck cuts higher while
Select steady. Beef trimmings higher on moderate demand and light offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.48 at 255.70; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.32 at 242.25;
based on 56.51 loads of Choice cuts, 26.74 loads of Select cuts, 14.26
loads of trimmings, and 25.64 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 1.99 at 247.68; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 1.45
Current index reflects the equivalent of 106,553 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
234.10 dn 0.16.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 309.78 loads of pork cuts and 74.83 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 93.41 up 0.02.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 112.00-130.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 104.00-118.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 90.83-111.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 83.00-112.62;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 0.00-0.00; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies
98.31-103.00; 16-18 lbs skin on bellies 0.00-0.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 997
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 54 495.22
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 235 355.10
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP 133 324.04
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 115,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 435,000; Sheep: 10,000
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