Des Moines, IA Fri Jan 31, 2014 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 sharply lower on very light demand and light offerings.
Select and Choice rib cuts steady while chuck, round, and loin cuts lower to
sharply lower. Beef trimmings lower on very light to light demand and light
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 7.26 at 223.49; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 4.94 at 224.85;
based on 56.56 loads of Choice cuts, 16.32 loads of Select cuts, 5.86
loads of trimmings, and 12.62 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 4.49 at 213.05; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 3.32
Current index reflects the equivalent of 49,988 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM_XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
176.09 up 1.06.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW_LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
14.55 down 0.16.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM_PK602
Sales reported on 224.75 loads of pork cuts and 31.76 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 89.30 dn -2.19.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 110.50-134.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 81.00-87.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 78.00-84.97; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 78.00-98.00;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 127.50-148.50.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 1,272
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 41 466.37
45-55# 13 391.92
55-65# 38 328.79
65-75# 437 313.25
75-85# 449 298.34
85-UP 294 288.53
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ_ LS710
Cattle: 110,000; Calves: 3,000; Hogs: 416,000; Sheep: 6,000
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
- Cattle futures bucked the bearish ag market trend Thursday
- Drought wars: Calif. drought vs. Dust Bowl
- Lighter Side: Rancher selling feral pork
- UK feed wheat purchased by Murphy Brown
- Thursday's export data had mixed crop market implications
- Commentary: Ag’s leading role in the international marketplace