Des Moines, IA Wed Dec 11, 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 on Choice and lower on Select on moderate demand
and light to moderate offerings. Select and Choice rib and round cuts steady to
weak while chuck cuts steady to firm. Choice loin cuts steady while Select lower.
Beef trimmings lower on moderate demand and heavy offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 0.49 at 202.61; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.91 at 187.10;
based on 88.38 loads of Choice cuts, 50.72 loads of Select cuts, 67.14
loads of trimmings, and 29.96 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 0.29 at 192.25; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.42
Current index reflects the equivalent of 141,012 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
160.60 up 1.87.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
14.95 down 0.03.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 522.89 loads of pork cuts and 43.1 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 90.40 dn -1.25.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 99.10-124.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 106.00-115.56; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 87.88-100.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 83.00-104.25;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 130.00-140.00; 16-18 lbs skin on bellies 117.00-134.39.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 747
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 65 409.38
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 174 328.68
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: 122,000; Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 435,000; 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
- Livestock Slaughter: Pork production drops 2%
- Cold Storage: Frozen pork supplies down 3%
- Ag markets closed mostly higher again Friday
- Hog Outlook: Farrow-to-finishers earned $107.25 per head in July
- Slaughter, hog weight adjustments raise second-half production
- WTO rules against U.S. in meat label fight