Des Moines, IA Mon Sep 23, 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 higher on light to moderate demand and light offerings.
Select and Choice rib, round and loin cuts firm to higher while chuck items weak.
Beef trimmings lower on moderate demand and moderate to heavy offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 1.16 at 193.55; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.83 at 176.79;
based on 55.13 loads of Choice cuts, 60.44 loads of Select cuts, 31.64
loads of trimmings, and 15.21 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 1.53 at 182.56; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.60
Current index reflects the equivalent of 164,474 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
162.70 dn 0.82.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
13.99 up 0.04.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 310.4 loads of pork cuts and 28.88 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 99.30 dn -0.22.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 113.00-136.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 0.00-0.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham
84.96-94.50; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 83.00-103.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,357
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 81 349.71
45-55# 119 302.78
55-65# 461 271.45
65-75# 422 255.64
75-85# 182 251.19
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 120,000; Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 419,000; Sheep: 10,000
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
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- Ag markets proved rather volatile again Thursday
- Guarding against overreach of the Endangered Species Act
- Zinpro Corporation announces realignment and promotions
- Ag markets proved decidedly mixed again Thursday morning
- Exports: Corn sales see slight uptick, soybeans plummet again