Des Moines, IA Fri Sep 27, 2013 USDA Market News
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 lower on light demand and light to moderate offerings.
Select and Choice rib cuts steady while chuck, round and loin items weak to
lower. Beef trimmings higher on moderate demand and light to moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 0.97 at 192.63; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.90 at 176.15;
based on 75.39 loads of Choice cuts, 30.22 loads of Select cuts, 9.33
loads of trimmings, and 32.37 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 dn 0.47 at 182.18; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.43
Current index reflects the equivalent of 160,104 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
159.01 dn 0.73.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 264.95 loads of pork cuts and 26.44 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 102.06 dn -0.3.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 117.00-133.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 89.71-96.50; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 86.00-102.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 86.00-104.00;
14-16 lbs skin on bellies 164.02-164.15; 16-18 lbs skin on bellies 164.02-165.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 7,134
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 370 347.41
45-55# 356 318.71
55-65# 1,847 267.34
65-75# 2,913 255.32
75-85# 1,171 249.55
85-UP 477 247.53
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 118,000; Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 431,000; Sheep: 9,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
lmc 515-284-4460 Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
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