Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary
NW_LS851
Des Moines, IA     Thu Oct 12, 2017     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 to higher on moderate to good demand and 
light to moderate offerings.  Select and Choice rib cuts firm while chuck 
and round cuts steady.  Choice loin cuts firm while Select weak. Beef 
trimmings mostly sharply higher on moderate to good demand and moderate 
offerings.

   Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
up 1.12 at 197.44; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.69 at 189.45;
based on 64.83 loads of Choice cuts, 28.86 loads of Select cuts, 9.78
loads of trimmings, and 17.29 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 0.66 at 174.20; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses up 0.44
at 165.60.
   Current index reflects the equivalent of 117,762 head of cattle.

NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT  LM_XB405
   The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
172.71 up 1.87.

BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE  NW_LS441
   Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
10.29 down 0.10.

NATIONAL CARLOT PORK  LM_PK602
   Sales reported on 233.91 loads of pork cuts and 32.08 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 73.82 up 0.15.**  Loin 
1/4 inch VAC 78.61-97.00; 17-20 lbs trim selected ham 66.00-73.40; 20-23
lbs trim selected ham 62.23-86.12; 23-27 lbs trim selected ham 62.23-
69.75.

CARLOT LAMB CARCASS  LM_XL501
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4             Head  610
Weight             Head                   Wt Avg
45-DN           *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
45-55#          *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
55-65#          *Price not reported due to confidentiality*
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:  118,000; Calves:  2,000; Hogs:  463,000; Sheep:   7,000

Source:  USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
           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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