Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary
NW_LS851
Des Moines, IA     Mon May 21, 2018     USDA Market News

USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary, Compared to Previous Day
Prices in dollars per hundredweight

NATIONAL BOXED BEEF CUTOUT  LM_XB403
https://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lm_xb403.txt
   Boxed beef cutout values lower on light to moderate demand and moderate offerings.
and Choice chuck, round, and loin cuts steady to weak. Choice rib cuts lower while
Select steady. Beef trimmings sharply lower on light demand and moderate offerings.

   Estimated composite cutout value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses
dn 1.39 at 230.82; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 0.94 at 207.52;
based on 39.09 loads of Choice cuts, 35.52 loads of Select cuts, 16.20
loads of trimmings, and 18.68 loads of coarse ground trimmings.

CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE  NW_LS410
https://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/nw_ls410.txt
   Estimated carcass price equivalent value of Choice 1-3 600-900 lbs
carcasses dn 3.13 at 197.39; Select 1-3 600-900 lbs carcasses dn 4.35
at 174.93.
   Current index reflects the equivalent of 131,618 head of cattle.

NATIONAL 5 DAY-ROLLING CUTTER COW CUTOUT  LM_XB405
https://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lm_xb405.txt
   The Cutter cow carcass gross cutout value was estimated at
176.37 up 1.39.

BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE  NW_LS441
https://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/nw_ls441.txt
   Hide and offal from a typical slaughter steer was estimated at
     #VALUE!

NATIONAL CARLOT PORK  LM_PK602
https://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lm_pk602.txt
   Sales reported on 234.87 loads of pork cuts and 28.5 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 76.10 up 2.19.**  Loin 1/4 inch
VAC 90.36-122.00; 20-23 lbs trim selected ham 53.75-66.93; 23-27 lbs trim 
selected ham 51.43-62.00.

CARLOT LAMB CARCASS  LM_XL501
https://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lm_xl501.txt
DAILY CHOICE AND PRIME, YG 1-4             Head  704
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
https://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/sj_ls710.txt
   Cattle:  120,000; Calves:  2,000; Hogs:  457,000; Sheep:   8,000

This data is also available on the following publications:

https://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lsddcbs.pdf
https://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lsddhps.pdf

Source:  USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
         Nancy Gallagher  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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