National Daily Lamb Carcass
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St. Joseph, MO                 Wed, May 15, 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              903.29      -1.71    11.50%     7.36
209   BREAST **                       220.28       2.22     7.64%     4.89
207   SHOULDERS, SQ-CUT               292.02      -0.11    24.00%    15.36
210   FORESHANK                       421.71       2.47     3.45%     2.21
      NECK **                         188.83       2.02     2.33%     1.49
      HINDSADDLE
232   LOINS, TRIMMED 4X4              507.99      -2.80    11.07%     7.08
232E  FLANK UNTRIMMED **              105.56       2.23     3.20%     2.05
233A  LEG, TROTTER OFF                375.08      -1.75    31.28%    20.02
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      GROSS CARCASS VALUE:            386.68      -0.71    94.47%    60.46

FORESADDLE VALUE                      428.74       0.16    48.92%    31.31
HINDSADDLE VALUE                      388.45      -1.73    45.55%    29.15


Carcass value less process/packaging per cwt cost of   $48.45
      NET CARCASS VALUE               338.23      -0.71

* Shrink and trim of  3.54  lb's not reflected in cutout value
* Based on Actual Federally Inspected Slaughter Carcass Weight
  of 64.00 lbs. for W/E      04/27/2019 , unchanged from 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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