Des Moines, IA Mon Jan 14, 2013 USDA Market News
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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
moderate demand and offerings. Select and Choice rib and round cuts
steady to firm while chuck and loin cuts steady to weak. Beef trimmings
higher on moderate demand and light to moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses DN 0.15 at 194.09; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
UP 1.27 at 184.76; based on 84.07 loads of Choice cuts, 40.78
loads of Select cuts, 21.79 loads of Trimmings, and 23.75
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses DN 1.02 at 185.54; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses UP 0.73
Current index reflects the equivalent of 136,206 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 164.31
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
13.52, DN 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK
Sales reported on 26.50 loads of pork cuts and 5.0 loads of
Compared to Friday's Close: Fresh 1/4" trimmed loins firm;
butts steady; all other processing cuts along with lean trimmings
not tested. Trading very slow, with very light demand and light to
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **83.42 DN 0.48.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 110.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,506
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 37 385.85
45-55# 60 333.63
55-65# 224 282.87
65-75# 444 256.20
75-85# 484 236.11
85-UP 257 208.17
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 128,000 Calves: 4,000; Hogs: 431,000; Sheep: 10,000
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
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary
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