Des Moines, IA Thu Mar 20, 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 lower on light demand and light to moderate offerings.
Select and Choice rib, round and loin cuts steady while chuck items lower.
Beef trimmings lower on light demand and light to moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 1.80 at 241.57; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 1.53 at 234.77;
based on 44.94 loads of Choice cuts, 32.17 loads of Select cuts, 11.02
loads of trimmings, and 49.75 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 0.93 at 224.45; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.79
Current index reflects the equivalent of 120,531 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
203.72 up 2.04.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
15.68 up 0.05.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 243.93 loads of pork cuts and 36.31 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 131.26 up 0.63.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 169.00-207.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 110.37-113.40; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 113.37-127.50; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 102.76-112.65;
14-16 lbs skin on bellies 182.00-190.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 965
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 24 470.63
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# 384 304.00
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 111,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 413,000; Sheep: 8,000
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