Des Moines, IA Fri Jan 02, 2015 USDA Market News
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary, Compared to Previous Day
Prices in dollars per hundredweight
NATIONAL BOXED BEEF CUTOUT LM_XB403
Based on negotiated prices and volume of boxed beef cuts delivered within
0-21 days and on average industry cutting yields. Values reflect U.S.
dollars per 100 pounds.
Boxed beef cutout values lower on Choice and higher on Select on light to
moderate demand and offerings. Choice chuck, round, and loin cuts steady
to weak while Select steady to firm. Choice rib cuts lower while Select
steady. Beef trimmings not fully established.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 1.07 at 247.83; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.75 at 239.32;
based on 64.65 loads of Choice cuts, 18.39 loads of Select cuts, 4.01
loads of trimmings, and 18.06 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 1.18 at 239.58; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 2.10
Current index reflects the equivalent of 160,282 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
236.35 dn 1.29.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
15.49, per cwt live, unchanged.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 200.28 loads of pork cuts and 28.61 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 83.32 dn -1.08.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 99.89-128.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 80.00-90.48; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 64.70-73.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 60.00-72.00;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 100.00-106.00; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 140
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 19 366.05
65-75# 40 345.75
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 108,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 426,000; 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