Des Moines, IA Tue Jan 15, 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 to weak on light to moderate demand and offerings. Select and Choice chuck and round items steady to weak while rib
and loin cuts weak on Choice while firm on Select. Beef trimmings mostly
steady on light demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses DN 0.63 at 193.46; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
UP 0.16 at 184.92; based on 72.56 loads of Choice cuts, 62.49
loads of Select cuts, 12.37 loads of Trimmings, and 33.98
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses DN 0.32 at 185.22; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses UP 0.08
Current index reflects the equivalent of 133,291 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 164.22
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK
Sales reported on 104.71 loads of pork cuts and 19.0 loads of
Compared to Monday's Close: Fresh 1/4" trimmed bone-in loins
steady to weak; butts steady to 2.00 higher; sdls bellies 16-18 lbs steady;
sknd hams 20-27 lbs not established; lean trimmings 1.00 higher. Trading moderate, with light to moderate demand and moderate to heavy offerings.
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **83.76 UP 0.34.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 105.00-110.00;
seedless bellies 16-18 lbs 140.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 699
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 53 371.56
45-55# 6 391.25
55-65# 20 324.75
65-75# 189 252.00
75-85# 282 234.05
85-UP 149 208.93
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 128,000 Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 431,000; Sheep: 7,000
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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