BC-USDA-Mdwst Dly Carlot

4/24/2015 2:15 PM
By Associated Press

NW—LS851
Des Moines, IA Fri Apr 24, 2015 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 light demand and moderate offerings.
Select and Choice rib, chuck, round and loin cuts lower to sharply lower. Beef
trimmings sharply lower on moderate demand and heavy offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 3.02 at 256.99; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 3.42 at 247.62;
based on 69.01 loads of Choice cuts, 34.66 loads of Select cuts, 23.99
loads of trimmings, and 22.22 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 1.76 at 241.53; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 1.96
at 233.00.
Current index reflects the equivalent of 132,772 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM—XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
234.28 up 0.63.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW—LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
13.77 down 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM—PK602
Sales reported on 256.78 loads of pork cuts and 21.98 loads of
trim/process pork.
*Calculations for a 205 lb Pork Carcass 53-54 percent lean 0.65" -0.80"
back fat at last rib.* Pork Carcass Cutout 69.94 up 0.27.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 93.00-115.36; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 61.35-62.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 61.00-70.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 54.63-70.00;
12-14 lbs skin on bellies 69.50-90.00; 14-16 lbs skin on bellies
69.50-90.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM—XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 2,119
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 44 500.07
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 107 348.09
65-75# 435 321.51
75-85# 668 305.36
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ— LS710
Cattle: 105,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 417,000; Sheep: 7,000
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
www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW—LS851.txt
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