National Daily Lamb Carcass
USDA - Fri Jan 11, 3:11PM CST
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St. Joseph, MO               Fri, January 11, 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              876.78       6.81    11.50%     7.94
209   BREAST **                       221.78       4.57     7.64%     5.27
207   SHOULDERS, SQ-CUT               274.53       0.25    24.00%    16.56
210   FORESHANK                       430.13       1.12     3.45%     2.38
      NECK **                         171.48       8.93     2.33%     1.61
      HINDSADDLE
232   LOINS, TRIMMED 4X4              520.15     -12.44    11.07%     7.64
232E  FLANK UNTRIMMED **              125.18      -0.35     3.20%     2.21
233A  LEG, TROTTER OFF                365.63      -4.11    31.28%    21.58
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      GROSS CARCASS VALUE:            378.45      -1.23    94.47%    65.18

FORESADDLE VALUE                      413.93       2.94    48.92%    33.75
HINDSADDLE VALUE                      386.29      -5.87    45.55%    31.43


Carcass value less process/packaging per cwt cost of   $48.45
      NET CARCASS VALUE               330.00      -1.23

* Shrink and trim of  3.82  lb's not reflected in cutout value
* Based on Actual Federally Inspected Slaughter Carcass Weight
  of 69.00 lbs. for W/E      12/08/2018 , -1.00lbs 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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