Des Moines, IA Tue Dec 10, 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 and loin cuts steady to firm while chuck and
round items weak. Beef trimmings lower on moderate demand and moderate to heavy
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 0.40 at 202.12; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.11 at 188.01;
based on 67.18 loads of Choice cuts, 51.42 loads of Select cuts, 35.36
loads of trimmings, and 44.26 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 0.21 at 191.96; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.06
Current index reflects the equivalent of 134,680 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
158.73 up 1.02.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
14.98 up 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 362.61 loads of pork cuts and 39.29 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 91.65 up 1.47.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 97.50-123.95; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 103.37-116.60; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 89.00-99.78; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 83.00-101.00;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 138.00-148.50; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,645
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 13 393.88
45-55# 18 382.11
55-65# 61 311.16
65-75# 559 293.97
75-85# 785 286.22
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 120,000; Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 436,000; Sheep: 9,000
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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