Des Moines, IA Mon Dec 03, 2012 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 firm on light to moderate demand and light
Select and Choice rib cuts higher, chuck items weak to lower, and round and loin
cuts steady to firm. Beef trimmings steady on light demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.29
at 195.32; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.39 at 174.59; based on 61.18
loads of Choice cuts, 45.18 loads of Select cuts, 5.87 loads of trimmings, and
28.61 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 0.96 at 186.52; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 1.23 at 165.35
Current index reflects the equivalent of 106,371 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 161.11 up 0.00.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at 12.84 up 0.02.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK NW_LS500
Sales reported on 24.63 loads of pork cuts and 2 loads of trim/process pork
Compared to Friday's Close: Fresh 1/4" trimmed loins not tested;
butts steady to 1.00 lower; processing cuts along with lean trimmings not
established. Trading very slow, with light demand and light to moderate
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean 0.65"-0.80" back
fat at last rib.* **85.76 up 0.98.** Loins bone in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21#
DN-LGT 0.00-0.00; Hams bone in trimmed, 17-20 lbs trim spec 1 0.00-0.00;
20-23 lbs trim spec 1 0.00-0.00; 23-27 lbs trim spec 1 0.00-0.00; seedless
bellies 12-14 lbs 0.00-0.00; 14-16 lbs 0.00-0.00; 16-18 lbs 0.00-0.00
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,645
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 11 334.18
45-55# 51 307.86
55-65# 272 282.52
65-75# 510 256.06
75-85# 440 236.31
85-UP 361 203.82
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 123,000; Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 432,000; Sheep: 9,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
Nancy Gallagher 515-284-4460 Desm.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary
- Photo of the day: Forget #felfies – here comes #pelfies!
- Lighter Side: Get the Best of the Black Pot!
- Ag markets turned mixed around midsession Wednesday
- Stewardship of new technologies embraced by U.S. meat industry
- Research is being conducted on Brazilian meat production
- Ag markets moved mostly lower Tuesday night