Des Moines, IA Tue Apr 09, 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 round cuts steady while rib,
chuck, and loin cuts steady to firm. Beef trimmings untested.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 0.46 at 191.41; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
UP 0.56 at 187.02; based on 70.34 loads of Choice cuts, 31.07
loads of Select cuts, 1.73 loads of Trimmings, and 28.37
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 0.17 at 182.76; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses UP 0.21
Current index reflects the equivalent of 140,685 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 170.23
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
14.47, UP 0.09.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK
Sales reported on 15.0 loads of pork cuts and NO loads of
Compared to Monday's Close: Fresh bone-in 1/4" trimmed loins
steady to 2.00 lower. All other retail and processing cuts not established.
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **77.09 DN 0.03.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 103.00-104.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 756
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 22 380.89
45-55# 13 365.73
55-65# 25 326.28
65-75# 160 255.57
75-85# 292 238.11
85-UP 244 212.48
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 124,000 Calves: 4,000; Hogs: 415,000; 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
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