National Daily Lamb Carcass
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St. Joseph, MO                Tue, March 19, 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              868.37      -0.33    11.50%     8.17
209   BREAST **                       213.54      -2.92     7.64%     5.42
207   SHOULDERS, SQ-CUT               281.36       0.97    24.00%    17.04
210   FORESHANK                       417.82      -6.38     3.45%     2.45
      NECK **                         175.37       1.73     2.33%     1.65
      HINDSADDLE
232   LOINS, TRIMMED 4X4              515.36     -12.83    11.07%     7.86
232E  FLANK UNTRIMMED **              118.40      -0.96     3.20%     2.27
233A  LEG, TROTTER OFF                363.79      -1.99    31.28%    22.21
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      GROSS CARCASS VALUE:            376.84      -2.28    94.47%    67.07

FORESADDLE VALUE                      413.34      -0.43    48.92%    34.73
HINDSADDLE VALUE                      383.39      -4.55    45.55%    32.34


Carcass value less process/packaging per cwt cost of   $48.45
      NET CARCASS VALUE               328.39      -2.28

* Shrink and trim of  3.93  lb's not reflected in cutout value
* Based on Actual Federally Inspected Slaughter Carcass Weight
  of 71.00 lbs. for W/E      03/02/2019 , 2.00 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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