BC-USDA-Mdwst Dly Carlot

9/15/2014 2:15 PM
By Associated Press

NW—LS851
Des Moines, IA Mon Sep 15, 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 lower on light to moderate demand and moderate offerings.
Select and Choice round cuts steady while rib, chuck, and loin cuts weak. Beef
trimmings higher on moderate demand and light offerings.
Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 0.91 at 249.02; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 1.26 at 233.28;
based on 60.00 loads of Choice cuts, 51.16 loads of Select cuts, 14.52
loads of trimmings, and 21.87 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 1.13 at 235.49; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 2.05
at 221.09.
Current index reflects the equivalent of 133,928 head of cattle.
NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT LM—XB405
The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
235.89 dn 0.02.
BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE NW—LS441
Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
16.64 down 0.06.
NATIONAL CARLOT PORK LM—PK602
Sales reported on 228.18 loads of pork cuts and 27.53 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 108.85 up 2.28.** Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 135.81-163.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 106.00-121.00; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 106.00-126.00; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 88.88-120.00.
CARLOT LAMB CARCASS LM—XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4 Head 962
Weight Head Wt Avg
45-DN 64 420.31
45-55# *Price not reported due to confidentiality
55-65# 235 343.89
65-75# 191 327.67
75-85# 240 319.44
85-UP 99 306.12
ESTIMATED DAILY LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER SJ— LS710
Cattle: 115,000; Calves: 2,000; Hogs: 404,000; 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
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