Des Moines, IA Fri Mar 01, 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
Boxed beef cutout values higher on Choice and steady on Select on
moderate demand and light to moderate offerings. Select and
Choice round cuts higher while loin cuts steady. Choice rib and chuck cuts
firm to higher while Select lower. Beef trimmings higher on light to moderate
demand and light offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 1.94 at 188.10; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
UP 0.05 at 185.81; based on 83.49 loads of Choice cuts, 31.28
loads of Select cuts, 7.0 loads of Trimmings, and 22.08
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 2.88 at 179.99; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses UP 1.93
Current index reflects the equivalent of 188,834 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 167.65
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK
Sales reported on 43.80 loads of pork cuts and 11.0 loads of
Compared to Tuesday's ClFresh 1/4" trim loins steady to 4.00 higher;
butts steady to 4.00 lower; hams and bellies not tested; lean trimmings
1.00 higher. Trading light to moderate with light to moderate demand and
offerings on retail cuts while processing cuts experienced moderate demand
on light offerings.
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **85.08 UP 0.22.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 106.00-112.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,374
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 43 414.97
45-55# 72 305.13
55-65# 196 280.78
65-75# 257 257.00
75-85# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
85-UP 453 213.40
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 108,000 Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 423,000; Sheep: 7,000
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
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