Des Moines, IA Fri Nov 28, 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 light demand and very light
offerings. Select and Choice round, chuck and loin items firm to higher
while rib cuts weak on Choice and firm on Select. Beef trimmings higher
on a light test.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.27 at 257.40; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 1.85 at 245.85;
based on 38.41 loads of Choice cuts, 11.41 loads of Select cuts, 7.23
loads of trimmings, and 10.71 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 0.60 at 248.88; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 1.39
Current index reflects the equivalent of 125,110 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
235.26 up 0.65.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.46 down 0.02.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 157.99 loads of pork cuts and 18.13 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 93.14 up 0.35.**
Loin 1/4 inch VAC 109.94-136.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 89.76-
110.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 82.00-94.90.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 908
45-DN 44 435.07
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 *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 107,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 418,000; Sheep: 7,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
sam 515-284-4460 Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830