Des Moines, IA Wed May 01, 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 to sharply higher on fairly good demand and
moderate offerings. Select and Choice chuck and round cuts firm to higher while
rib and loin cuts higher to sharply higher. Beef trimmings firm on light to
moderate demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 3.10 at 199.49; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
UP 1.79 at 189.83; based on 76.23 loads of Choice cuts, 52.69
loads of Select cuts, 7.87 loads of Trimmings, and 35.95
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 1.52 at 187.55; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses UP 0.86
Current index reflects the equivalent of 132,005 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 162.54
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
14.31, UP 0.05.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lm_pk602.txt
Sales reported on 462.53 loads of pork cuts and 59.70 loads of
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **87.89 UP 1.17.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 100.14-133.00; Hams bone in trimmed,
17-20 lbs trim spec 1 72.00-77.15; 20-23 lbs trim spec 1
72.00-91.25; seedless bellies 12-14 lbs 150.00-161.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 595
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 128 513.48
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 124 304.66
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP 270 212.28
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 125,000 Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 419,000; Sheep: 9,000
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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