Des Moines, IA Wed Sep 04, 2013 USDA Market News
*** Resending for correction on Estimated Daily Slaughter below. ***
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary, Compared to Previous Day
Prices in dollars per hundredweight
NATIONAL BOXED BEEF CUTOUT LM_XB403
Boxed beef cutout values steady to firm on moderate to fairly good
demand and moderate offerings. Select and Choice rib cuts steady while
chuck, round and loin items steady to firm. Beef trimmings steady on
moderate demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.46 at 196.56; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.21 at 182.13;
based on 105.52 loads of Choice cuts, 77.56 loads of Select cuts, 14.44
loads of trimmings, and 32.40 loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE NW_LS410
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses up 0.18 at 182.90; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.05
Current index reflects the equivalent of 123,873 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
167.06 up 0.90.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
14.08, up 0.06.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 490.67 loads of pork cuts and 41.86 loads of
*Calculations for a 205 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean 0.65" –
0.80" back fat at last rib.* Pork Carcass Cutout 95.87 up 0.38.**
Loin 1/4 inch VAC 107.00-136.89; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 90.00-95.52;
20-23 lbs trim selected ham 86.71-95.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham
85.50-99.25; 12-14 lbs skin on bellies 143.50-160.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head
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# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
*** ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710 ***
Cattle: 124,000; Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 432,000; Sheep: 9,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
S Moore 515-284-4460 Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
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