Des Moines, IA Wed Jan 02, 2013 USDA Market News
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary, Compared to Previous Day
Prices in dollars per hundredweight, Equated to FOB Omaha Basis
NATIONAL BOXED BEEF CUTOUT
Boxed beef cutout values steady on Choice and higher on Select on
light to moderate demand and light offerings. Select and Choice rib,
chuck and round cuts steady to frim while loin items lower on Choice
and firm on Select. Beef trimmings weak on light to moderate demand
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses DN 0.21 at 193.94; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
UP 1.57 at 182.62; based on 57.92 loads of Choice cuts, 47.61
loads of Select cuts, 8.39 loads of Trimmings, and 33.57
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 0.02 at 185.49; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses UP 0.91
Current index reflects the equivalent of 142,334 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 163.59
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
13.17, DN 0.06.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK
Sales reported on 68.0 loads of pork cuts and 14.0 loads of
Compared to Tuesday's Close: Fresh 1/4" trimmed bone-in loins
unevenly steady; butts 1.00 to 3.00 lower; processing cuts not tested;
lean trimmings steady. Trading slow to moderate, with light demand and
light to moderate offerings.
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **81.39 DN 1.00.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 100.00-109.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 22
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
55-65# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 127,000 Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 430,000; Sheep: 8,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
Lucy Clark 515-284-4460 Desm.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
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