Des Moines, IA Thu Jun 20, 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 firm to higher on light to moderate demand
and offerings. Select and Choice chuck and round cuts firm while rib and
loin items steady to weak. Beef trimmings not fully established.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.38 at 199.36; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 1.19 at 185.88;
based on 75.11 loads of Choice cuts, 47.22 loads of Select cuts, 2.06
loads of trimmings, and 25.66 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 up 0.17 at 183.78; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.58
Current index reflects the equivalent of 123,829 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
157.55 up 0.11.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 211.04 loads of pork cuts and 22.67 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 106.73 dn -0.25.** Loin 1/4
inch VAC 131.00-155.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 77.48-85.96; 23-27
lbs trim selected ham 79.00-84.45; 12-14 lbs skin on bellies 184.00-
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN Price not reported due to confidentiality.
45-55# Price not reported due to confidentiality.
55-65# Price not reported due to confidentiality.
65-75# Price not reported due to confidentiality.
75-85# Price not reported due to confidentiality.
85-UP Price not reported due to confidentiality.
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 124,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 400,000; Sheep: 8,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
Peg A Lanscak 515-284-4460 Desm.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary
- Commentary: Ag’s leading role in the international marketplace
- Most crop futures are starting Thursday on a strong note
- Surging soy prices sparked a broad crop-market advance Wednesday
- Farrow-to-finish margins tumble
- Goodwill Ambassadors for Family Farming recognized
- The World Series of ag: What inning is your business in?