Des Moines, IA Thu Dec 11, 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 sharply lower on Choice and weak on Select on light
demand and light to moderate offerings. Select and Choice chuck and round cuts
steady while rib cuts lower. Choice loin cuts lower while Select steady. Beef
trimmings lower on light to moderate demand and moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 2.16 at 247.79; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.43 at 235.94;
based on 76.42 loads of Choice cuts, 38.36 loads of Select cuts, 19.93
loads of trimmings, and 24.29 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 dn 1.27 at 240.28; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses -0.40
Current index reflects the equivalent of 104,886 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
234.76 up 0.96.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.18 down 0.02.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 282.52 loads of pork cuts and 40.81 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 90.93 dn -1.36.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 105.70-128.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 0.00-0.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 91.00-102.75; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 70.45-95.38;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 95.00-103.00; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies
95.00-102.00; 16-18 lbs skin on bellies 92.00-102.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 836
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 34 457.38
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
65-75# 158 339.26
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 110,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 428,000; 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