Des Moines, IA Wed Feb 06, 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 weak on Choice and higher on Select on light
to moderate demand and offerings. Select and Choice rib cuts weak to
lower while chuck and round cuts firm to higher. Loin cuts weak on
Choice and higher on Select. Beef trimmings steady on light to moderate
demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses dn 0.37 at 183.94; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.93 at 180.65; based on 93.12 loads of Choice cuts, 34.30
loads of Select cuts, 15.39 loads of Trimmings, and 42.93
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses dn 0.20 at 176.25; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.45
Current index reflects the equivalent of 154,805 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 165.88
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
13.66, up 0.02.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK
Sales reported on 93.13 loads of pork cuts and 13.0 loads of
Compared to Tuesday's Close: Fresh 1/4" trimmed loins firm;
Butts steady to 1.00 lower; sknd hams 23-27 lbs steady, other weights
not tested; sdls bellies 12-14 lbs 10.00 lower, 14-16 lbs 5.00 to 10.00
lower, 16-18 lbs 10.00 lower; lean trimmings 1.00 lower. Trading moderate,
with light 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.* **82.41 dn 1.75.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 109.00; seedless bellies 12-14 lbs
130.00; 14-16 lbs 130.00-135.00; 16-18 lbs 130.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 544
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
45-55# 13 320.50
55-65# 171 283.61
65-75#*Price not reported due to confidentiality*
75-85#*Price not reported due to confidentiality*
85-UP*Price not reported due to confidentiality*
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 119,000 Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 423,000; 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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