Des Moines, IA Fri Aug 30, 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 steady to weak on light demand and light to moderate
offerings. Select and Choice rib, chuck, round and loin cuts steady to weak.
Beef trimmings steady on light demand and offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 0.04 at 195.67; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.54 at 182.66;
based on 75.86 loads of Choice cuts, 42.97 loads of Select cuts, 8.52
loads of trimmings, and 12.35 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 0.05 at 183.24; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.31
Current index reflects the equivalent of 115,756 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
166.05 up 0.32.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
14.02 down 0.02.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 257.32 loads of pork cuts and 24.43 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 94.96 dn -2.07.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 107.00-141.85; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 88.12-92.15; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 87.75-99.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 83.50-98.25.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 2,138
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 74 356.78
45-55# 60 312.71
55-65# 606 257.75
65-75# 894 251.42
75-85# 352 239.65
85-UP 152 226.45
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 121,000; Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 425,000; Sheep: 7,000
Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
lmc 515-284-4460 Desm.LPGMN@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?