National Daily Lamb Carcass
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St. Joseph, MO              Wed, February 14, 2018         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              841.28       4.36    11.42%     8.45
209   BREAST **                       215.67       1.23     7.74%     5.73
207   SHOULDERS, SQ-CUT               277.19      -0.48    24.17%    17.89
210   FORESHANK                       427.99      -2.99     3.48%     2.58
      NECK **                         172.03       1.07     2.31%     1.71
      HINDSADDLE
232   LOINS, TRIMMED 4X4              540.22     -19.42    10.91%     8.07
232E  FLANK UNTRIMMED **              103.33     -11.97     2.81%     2.08
233A  LEG, TROTTER OFF                348.39      -1.02    31.29%    23.15
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      GROSS CARCASS VALUE:            369.49      -2.37    94.13%    69.66

FORESADDLE VALUE                      404.38       0.81    49.12%    36.35
HINDSADDLE VALUE                      379.59      -6.16    45.01%    33.31


Carcass value less process/packaging per cwt cost of   $44.85
      NET CARCASS VALUE               324.64      -2.37

* Shrink and trim of  4.34  lb's not reflected in cutout value
* Based on Actual Federally Inspected Slaughter Carcass Weight
  of 74.00 lbs. for W/E      01/27/2018 , 1.00 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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