BC-USDA-Mdwst Dly Carlot

12/19/2014 2:30 PM
By Associated Press

NW—LS851
Des Moines, IA Fri Dec 19, 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 weak to lower on light demand and light to moderate
offerings. Select and Choice rib, round, chuck and loin cuts weak to lower. Beef
trimmings lower on light to moderate demand and moderate to heavy offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 3.38 at 238.57; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.44 at 229.88;
based on 79.36 loads of Choice cuts, 27.11 loads of Select cuts, 37.01
loads of trimmings, and 41.48 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 2.28 at 231.79; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.81
at 220.54.
Current index reflects the equivalent of 120,871 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM—XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
233.05 up 0.90.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW—LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
15.74 down 0.01.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM—PK602
Sales reported on 227.25 loads of pork cuts and 44.9 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 86.83 dn -0.55.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 104.50-133.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 85.00-103.22; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 71.00-90.50; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 65.00-87.50.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM—XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 2,197
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 83 450.05
45-55# 48 397.44
55-65# 255 355.33
65-75# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
75-85# 1015 330.32
85-UP *Price not reported due to confidentiality
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ— LS710
Cattle: 106,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 428,000; 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
www.ams.usda.gov/LPSMarketNewsPage
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