National Daily Lamb Carcass
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St. Joseph, MO              Tue, December 10, 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              880.45       3.24    11.50%     7.48
209   BREAST **                       259.04       2.02     7.64%     4.97
207   SHOULDERS, SQ-CUT               325.28       1.01    24.00%    15.60
210   FORESHANK                       420.97      -0.74     3.45%     2.24
      NECK **                         193.35      -0.02     2.33%     1.51
      HINDSADDLE
232   LOINS, TRIMMED 4X4              510.78       6.84    11.07%     7.20
232E  FLANK UNTRIMMED **              144.58      -0.94     3.20%     2.08
233A  LEG, TROTTER OFF                376.83      -8.54    31.28%    20.33
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      GROSS CARCASS VALUE:            397.18      -1.21    94.47%    61.41

FORESADDLE VALUE                      445.91       1.52    48.92%    31.80
HINDSADDLE VALUE                      393.07      -4.27    45.55%    29.61


Carcass value less process/packaging per cwt cost of   $48.45
      NET CARCASS VALUE               348.73      -1.21

* 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      11/23/2019 , 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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