National Daily Lamb Carcass
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St. Joseph, MO               Wed, August 14, 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              850.39      -8.90    11.50%     7.48
209   BREAST **                       225.36      -0.50     7.64%     4.97
207   SHOULDERS, SQ-CUT               321.96      -1.45    24.00%    15.60
210   FORESHANK                       408.97      -5.15     3.45%     2.24
      NECK **                         180.14      -1.17     2.33%     1.51
      HINDSADDLE
232   LOINS, TRIMMED 4X4              535.50      -0.19    11.07%     7.20
232E  FLANK UNTRIMMED **              133.16       2.55     3.20%     2.08
233A  LEG, TROTTER OFF                379.77      -0.88    31.28%    20.33
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      GROSS CARCASS VALUE:            392.92      -1.83    94.47%    61.41

FORESADDLE VALUE                      430.48      -3.30    48.92%    31.80
HINDSADDLE VALUE                      400.29      -0.47    45.55%    29.61


Carcass value less process/packaging per cwt cost of   $48.45
      NET CARCASS VALUE               344.47      -1.83

* Shrink and trim of  3.59  lb's not reflected in cutout value
* Based on Actual Federally Inspected Slaughter Carcass Weight
  of 65.00 lbs. for W/E      07/27/2019 , -2.00lbs 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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