Des Moines, IA Fri May 24, 2013 USDA Market News
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary, Compared to Previous Day
Prices in dollars per hundredweight
NATIONAL BOXED BEEF CUTOUT LM_XB403
Boxed beef cutout values lower on light demand and offerings. Select
and Choice rib cuts steady while chuck, round and loin items weak to
lower. Beef trimmings lower on light demand and moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 2.50 at 208.87; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 1.08 at 190.44;
based on 43.82 loads of Choice cuts, 32.55 loads of Select cuts, 10.23
loads of trimmings, and 24.84 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 1.31 at 191.41; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.60
Current index reflects the equivalent of 151,053 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
159.31 dn 0.75.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
13.99 down 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 241.34 loads of pork cuts and 16.23 loads of
*Calculations for a 205 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean 0.65" -
0.80" back fat at last rib.* Pork Carcass Cutout 94.42 up 0.14.** Loin
1/4 inch VAC 117.00-141.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 82.21-82.71;
20-23 lbs trim selected ham 67.00-89.38; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham
62.00-76.91; 12-14 lbs skin on bellies 148.50-170.00; 14-16 lbs skin on
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 2,071
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
55-65# 169 284.91
65-75# 537 256.30
75-85# 640 239.98
85-UP 675 216.54
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 124,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 405,000; Sheep: 6,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
S. Moore 515-284-4460 Desm.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
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