National Daily Lamb Carcass
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St. Joseph, MO                 Fri, May 24, 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              888.20       8.43    11.50%     7.59
209   BREAST **                       224.19       3.22     7.64%     5.04
207   SHOULDERS, SQ-CUT               296.98       1.05    24.00%    15.84
210   FORESHANK                       419.99      -0.53     3.45%     2.28
      NECK **                         200.87       5.56     2.33%     1.54
      HINDSADDLE
232   LOINS, TRIMMED 4X4              537.59      -5.62    11.07%     7.31
232E  FLANK UNTRIMMED **              129.98      -2.42     3.20%     2.11
233A  LEG, TROTTER OFF                383.77       2.78    31.28%    20.64
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      GROSS CARCASS VALUE:            393.43       1.75    94.47%    62.35

FORESADDLE VALUE                      428.69       3.23    48.92%    32.29
HINDSADDLE VALUE                      403.33       0.37    45.55%    30.06


Carcass value less process/packaging per cwt cost of   $48.45
      NET CARCASS VALUE               344.98       1.75

* Shrink and trim of  3.65  lb's not reflected in cutout value
* Based on Actual Federally Inspected Slaughter Carcass Weight
  of 66.00 lbs. for W/E      05/11/2019 , 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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