Des Moines, IA Mon Apr 29, 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 higher on moderate demand and light offerings.
Select and Choice rib, chuck, and round cuts firm to higher while loin items
higher. Beef trimmings steady on light to moderate demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 1.90 at 194.79; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
UP 1.79 at 186.22; based on 60.44 loads of Choice cuts, 38.25
loads of Select cuts, 7.74 loads of Trimmings, and 27.39
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 2.63 at 185.19; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses UP 2.00
Current index reflects the equivalent of 135,954 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 161.53
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lm_pk602.txt
Sales reported on 249.65 loads of pork cuts and 37.67 loads of
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **88.23 UP 0.52.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 98.50-133.00.; Hams bone in trimmed,
20-23 lbs trim spec 1 73.06-85.20.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,722
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
55-65# 332 275.47
65-75# 366 256.90
75-85# 423 238.06
85-UP 473 214.69
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 119,000 Calves: 3,000; 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
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary
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