Des Moines, IA Thu Mar 07, 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 firm to higher on light to moderate demand
and light offerings. Select and Choice chuck and round cuts firm to
higher while rib and loin cuts generally steady. Beef trimmings higher
on light to moderate demand and light offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 0.82 at 196.90; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
UP 0.29 at 195.09; based on 59.00 loads of Choice cuts, 29.04
loads of Select cuts, 7.12 loads of Trimmings, and 23.08
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 0.54 at 185.34; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses UP 0.28
Current index reflects the equivalent of 170,783 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 169.79
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
14.00, DN 0.04.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK
Sales reported on 69.63 loads of pork cuts and 8.0 loads of
Compared to Wednesday's Close: Fresh 1/4" trimmed loins steady to
firm; butts steady; sknd hams 17-20 lbs 3.00 lower, 20-23 lbs 2.00 lower,
23-27 lbs 1.00 lower; sdls bellies not tested; lean trimmings steady. Trading
moderate, with light to moderate demand and mostly moderate to heavy offerings.
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **78.91 DN 0.50.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 113.00; Hams bone in trimmed,
17-20 lbs trim spec 1 67.00; 20-23 lbs trim spec 1 64.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 897
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 35 412.77
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
55-65# 89 324.20
65-75# 153 255.12
75-85# 371 237.00
85-UP 207 213.00
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 119,000 Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 429,000; 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
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- Higher pork production anticipated in 2015
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