Des Moines, IA Wed Jan 16, 2013 USDA Market News
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USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary, Compared to Previous Day
Prices in dollars per hundredweight, Equated to FOB Omaha Basis
NATIONAL BOXED BEEF CUTOUT
Boxed Beef cutout values firm to higher on moderate demand and light
to moderate offerings. Select and Choice chuck, rib, and loin cuts steady
to firm while round cuts steady to weak. Beef trimmings lower on light
demand and light to moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 0.37 at 193.83; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
UP 1.28 at 186.20; based on 77.08 loads of Choice cuts, 57.44
loads of Select cuts, 12.30 loads of Trimmings, and 36.14
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses DN 0.21 at 185.01; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses UP 0.24
Current index reflects the equivalent of 113,221 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 164.13
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
13.53, UP 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK
Sales reported on 83.99 loads of pork cuts and 16.0 loads of
Compared to Tuesday's Close: Fresh 1/4" trimmed bone-in loins
not tested; butts steady; sknd hams 20-27 lbs not tested; sdls bellies not
established; lean trimmings steady to 1.00 higher. Trading moderate, with
light to moderate demand and mostly moderate offerings.
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **84.25 UP 0.49.**
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 498
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 18 392.03
45-55# 40 348.50
55-65# 117 293.85
65-75# 53 259.42
75-85# 70 241.43
85-UP 200 211.30
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 124,000 Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 428,000; Sheep: 8,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
Lucy Clark 515-284-4460 Desm.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary