Des Moines, IA Fri Nov 21, 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 steady on Choice and lower on Select on light demand and
offerings. Select and Choice chuck, round, and loin cuts steady to weak. Choice
rib cuts higher while Select steady. Beef trimmings steady on moderate demand
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 0.17 at 255.22; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 1.06 at 241.93;
based on 54.89 loads of Choice cuts, 29.29 loads of Select cuts, 16.25
loads of trimmings, and 21.24 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 0.16 at 245.69; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.28
Current index reflects the equivalent of 123,171 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
234.26 up 0.23.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.33 down 0.29.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 222.64 loads of pork cuts and 39.19 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 93.39 dn -0.23.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 107.00-138.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 111.00-112.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 95.66-109.03; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 90.00-108.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,314
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 281 350.46
65-75# 512 344.67
75-85# 285 333.88
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 111,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 418,000; Sheep: 6,000
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