Des Moines, IA Thu Jan 17, 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 lower on light to moderate demand and moderate
offerings. Select and Choice rib, chuck, round, and loin cuts weak to
lower. Beef trimmings lower on light to moderate demand and moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses DN 1.63 at 192.20; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
DN 1.84 at 184.36; based on 107.07 loads of Choice cuts, 59.05
loads of Select cuts, 18.69 loads of Trimmings, and 30.54
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
Carcasses DN 2.09 at 182.92; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses DN 2.19
Current index reflects the equivalent of 144,646 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 63.97
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK
Sales reported on 95.00 loads of pork cuts and 2.0 loads of
Compared to Wednesday's Close: Fresh 1/4" trimmed loins steady
to 2.00 lower; butts steady to 2.00 higher; processing cuts along with lean
trimmings not established. 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.* **83.88 DN 0.37.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 105.00-108.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,084
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 39 377.79
45-55# 37 381.22
55-65# 79 281.54
65-75# 230 252.47
75-85# 388 235.00
85-UP 311 210.74
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 124,000 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
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary