Des Moines, IA Thu Oct 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 firm to higher on moderate demand and light to moderate
offerings. Select and Choice rib and loin cuts steady to weak while while chuck
and round cuts firm to higher. Beef trimmings higher on moderate demand and light
to moderate offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.28 at 201.07; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.77 at 185.68;
based on 70.81 loads of Choice cuts, 46.98 loads of Select cuts, 11.80
loads of trimmings, and 18.76 loads of coarse ground trimmings.
CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE NW_LS410
Estimated carcass price equivalent value will not be available until
Monday Oct 28, 2013.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
156.61 up 1.29.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
13.98 up 0.06.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 288.38 loads of pork cuts and 39.24 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 94.30 up 0.81.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 110.00-128.73; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 0.00-0.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 89.52-109.38; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 84.93-105.00;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 136.04-146.00; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies
124.69-208.63; 16-18 lbs skin on bellies 124.69-125.02.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,238
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN *Price not reported due to confidentiality
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 199 284.05
65-75# 479 270.09
75-85# 361 265.05
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 118,000; Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 434,000; Sheep: 8,000
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
- Keeping pigs comfortable during high heat and humidity
- Grains dipped Tuesday while the other markets climbed
- Lighter Side: Man allegedly steals 32 tons of bacon
- Pork packer margins are back in the black
- Brumm Speaks Out: A new economic climate versus last year
- Drones draw interest to crop scouting and other new farm uses