Des Moines, IA Mon Mar 03, 2014 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 sharply higher on moderate to fairly good demand and
light offerings. Select and Choice chuck, round, and loin cuts higher to sharply
higher while rib cuts steady to firm. Beef trimmings lower on very light to light
demand and light offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 3.79 at 229.12; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 4.69 at 227.81;
based on 78.24 loads of Choice cuts, 22.78 loads of Select cuts, 3.35
loads of trimmings, and 41.10 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 4.11 at 218.63; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 4.56
Current index reflects the equivalent of 137,255 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
192.32 up 0.40.
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 193.65 loads of pork cuts and 27.03 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 106.27 up 1.16.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 134.25-157.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 92.53-116.00; 23-27 lbs trim
selected ham 83.94-101.00; 12-14 lbs skin on bellies 163.50-170.50.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,299
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 27 383.33
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 236 341.45
65-75# 217 320.58
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
85-UP 431 294.39
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 113,000; Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 413,000; 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
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary
- Dairy markets: Class III futures reveal bull horns
- Ag markets moved generally lower Monday night
- Canadian dairy producers battle processors over milk jug size
- Certified Animal Welfare Audits: Part 4 – Preparing your farm
- McDonald's faces shortages at some China outlets
- Mid-year inventory shows further declines in cattle numbers