National Daily Lamb Carcass
USDA - Thu May 16, 11:07AM CDT
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St. Joseph, MO                 Thu, May 16, 2019           USDA Market News

USDA ESTIMATED NATIONAL LAMB CARCASS CUTOUT
Based on 5-Day Rolling weighted average FOB plant prices collected under
Mandatory Price Reporting and industry yields.  Values reflect U.S.
dollars per 100 pounds.

      CUTS                         FOB PRICE    CHANGE   %CARCASS     LBS
      FORESADDLE
204   RACK, 8-RIB MEDIUM              896.30      -7.00    11.50%     7.59
209   BREAST **                       193.00     -27.28     7.64%     5.04
207   SHOULDERS, SQ-CUT               293.30       1.28    24.00%    15.84
210   FORESHANK                       423.38       1.67     3.45%     2.28
      NECK **                         187.43      -1.40     2.33%     1.54
      HINDSADDLE
232   LOINS, TRIMMED 4X4              506.15      -1.84    11.07%     7.31
232E  FLANK UNTRIMMED **              104.12      -1.43     3.20%     2.11
233A  LEG, TROTTER OFF                380.52       5.45    31.28%    20.64
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      GROSS CARCASS VALUE:            385.57      -1.11    94.47%    62.35

FORESADDLE VALUE                      423.51      -5.23    48.92%    32.29
HINDSADDLE VALUE                      391.64       3.19    45.55%    30.06


Carcass value less process/packaging per cwt cost of   $48.45
      NET CARCASS VALUE               337.12      -1.11

* Shrink and trim of  3.65  lb's not reflected in cutout value
* Based on Actual Federally Inspected Slaughter Carcass Weight
  of 66.00 lbs. for W/E      05/04/2019 , 2.00 lbs heavier than last week.
**Includes Fresh and Frozen Product


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Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
        816-676-7000    email:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
        www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain

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