Des Moines, IA Wed Apr 24, 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 steady on Choice and higher on Select on
light to moderate demand and offerings. Select and Choice rib, round,
and loin cuts steady to firm. Select chuck cuts higher while Choice
lower. Beef trimmings steady on light to moderate demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 0.13 at 191.54; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
UP 1.03 at 184.81; based on 102.86 loads of Choice cuts, 45.20
loads of Select cuts, 11.21 loads of Trimmings, and 49.93
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 0.05 at 181.71; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses UP 0.50
Current index reflects the equivalent of 126,665 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 162.79
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
14.37, UP 0.03.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lm_pk602.txt
Sales reported on 423.55 loads of pork cuts and 50.53 loads of
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **86.50 UP 0.09.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 98.00-122.25; Hams bone in trimmed,
17-20 lbs trim spec 1 74.00-76.76; 20-23 lbs trim spec 1
70.79-85.50.; seedless bellies 12-14 lbs 158.00-159.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 651
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
55-65# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
75-85# 165 238.97
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
*For more information, please visit www.ams.usda.gov/ConfidentialityGuidelines*
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 123,000 Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 420,000; 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
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