National Daily Lamb Carcass
USDA - Thu Dec 07, 3:17PM CST
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St. Joseph, MO              Thu, December 07, 2017         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              873.27      -0.69    11.42%     7.54
209   BREAST **                       192.02     -20.69     7.74%     5.11
207   SHOULDERS, SQ-CUT               296.01       3.04    24.17%    15.95
210   FORESHANK                       407.97       1.08     3.48%     2.30
      NECK **                         180.93      -0.84     2.31%     1.52
      HINDSADDLE
232   LOINS, TRIMMED 4X4              576.38       1.40    10.91%     7.20
232E  FLANK UNTRIMMED **              107.31      -3.45     2.81%     1.85
233A  LEG, TROTTER OFF                376.79       7.52    31.29%    20.65
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      GROSS CARCASS VALUE:            388.31       1.49    94.13%    62.13

FORESADDLE VALUE                      416.35      -1.89    49.12%    32.42
HINDSADDLE VALUE                      408.35       5.35    45.01%    29.71


Carcass value less process/packaging per cwt cost of   $44.85
      NET CARCASS VALUE               343.46       1.49

* Shrink and trim of  3.87  lb's not reflected in cutout value
* Based on Actual Federally Inspected Slaughter Carcass Weight
  of 66.00 lbs. for W/E      11/25/2017 , -3.00lbs lighter 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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