Des Moines, IA Thu May 02, 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 steady while rib and loin cuts
firm to higher. Beef trimmings weak on light to moderate demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 1.09 at 200.58; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
UP 0.81 at 190.64; based on 63.07 loads of Choice cuts, 43.99
loads of Select cuts, 8.43 loads of Trimmings, and 12.13
loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE
Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses UP 0.64 at 188.19; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses UP 0.49
Current index reflects the equivalent of 161,287 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at 160.25
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
14.32, UP 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lm_pk602.txt
Sales reported on 329.95 loads of pork cuts and 22.51 loads of
*Calculations for a 200 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean
0.65" -0.80" back fat at last rib.* **87.50 DN 0.39.** Loins bone
in fresh 1/4 inch trim 21# DN-LGT 102.00-133.00; Hams bone in trimmed,
17-20 lbs trim spec 1 70.00-81.99; 20-23 lbs trim spec 1
70.00-83.74; seedless bellies 14-16 lbs 150.75-178.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,916
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 97 519.94
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
55-65# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
65-75# 455 227.58
75-85# 781 229.20
85-UP 508 212.79
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER
Cattle: 119,000 Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 415,000; 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
- 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