Des Moines, IA Tue Jan 08, 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 firm on moderate demand and light to moderate
offerings. Select and Choice rib, chuck, round and loin cuts steady to firm.
Beef trimmings steady on light to moderate demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 0.49 at 193.98; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
UP 0.71 at 183.31; based on 91.99 loads of Choice cuts, 81.82
loads of Select cuts, 14.05 loads of Trimmings, and 30.09
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 1.06 at 186.78; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses UP 1.16
Current index reflects the equivalent of 135,421 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 163.43
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK
Sales reported on 121.04 loads of pork cuts and 10.0 loads of
Compared to Monday's Close: Fresh 1/4" trimmed loins unevenly
steady; butts 3.00 to 4.00 lower; sknd hams 20-27 lbs not tested; sdls bellies
not established; lean trimmings unevenly steady. Trading moderate, with light
to moderate demand and mostly moderate offerings.
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **83.05 DN 0.63.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 107.00-112.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,166
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 60 359.18
45-55# 31 332.58
55-65# 143 271.61
65-75# 378 254.13
75-85# 425 234.53
85-UP 129 207.47
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 127,000 Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 428,000; Sheep: 9,000
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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