Des Moines, IA Mon Feb 11, 2013 USDA Market News
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary, Compared to Previous Day
Prices in dollars per hundredweight, Equated to FOB Omaha Basis
NATIONAL BOXED BEEF CUTOUT LM_XB403
Boxed beef cutout values firm on Choice and weak on Select on light demand and
offerings. Select and Choice chuck cuts steady to firm while rib, round and loin
cuts steady to weak. Beef trimmings higher on light to moderate demand and
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.60
at 182.72; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.47 at 179.15; based on 71.61
loads of Choice cuts, 23.45 loads of Select cuts, 13.28 loads of Trimmings, and
28.84 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 0.86 at 176.61; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.71 at 172.04.
Current index reflects the equivalent of 138,891 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 165.70 up 0.23.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at 13.59,
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK NW_LS500
Sales reported on 30.0 loads of pork cuts and 16.0 loads of trim/process
Compared to Friday's Close: Fresh 1/4" trimmed loins not tested; butts unevenly
steady; sknd hams 20-23 lbs and slds bellies 14-18 lbs not established; lean
trimmings steady to 4.00 lower. Trading slow, with light demand and mostly moderate
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean 0.65" -0.80" back
fat at last rib.* **81.71 dn 0.52.**
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,874
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 86 477.77
45-55# 98 327.01
55-65# 315 279.17
65-75# 447 256.01
75-85# 596 237.38
85-UP 332 212.66
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 118,000; Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 416,000; Sheep: 9,000
Source: USDA Market News, Des Moines, IA
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary
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