Des Moines, IA Thu Jan 08, 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
Boxed beef cutout values higher on moderate to fairly good demand and light to
moderate offerings. Select and Choice rib cuts steady to firm while chuck, round
and loin cuts firm to higher. Beef trimmings sharply higher on fairly good demand
and light to moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 1.82 at 254.57; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 3.22 at 245.34;
based on 100.33 loads of Choice cuts, 22.06 loads of Select cuts, 5.68
loads of trimmings, and 29.70 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 1.23 at 245.72; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 1.93
Current index reflects the equivalent of 202,241 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
238.42 up 1.86.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
15.49 up 0.06.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 327.59 loads of pork cuts and 55.25 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 83.91 up 1.38.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 99.00-138.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 0.00-0.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 58.00-65.21; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 58.00-67.81;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 0.00-0.00; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies
0.00-0.00; 16-18 lbs skin on bellies 0.00-0.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,673
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 44 412.45
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP 357 316.34
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 108,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 424,000; Sheep: 7,000
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