National Daily Lamb Carcass
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St. Joseph, MO                Wed, June 13, 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              870.80       8.50    11.42%     8.22
209   BREAST **                       221.13      -2.35     7.74%     5.57
207   SHOULDERS, SQ-CUT               283.19      -2.73    24.17%    17.40
210   FORESHANK                       412.82      -0.24     3.48%     2.51
      NECK **                         159.01      -1.92     2.31%     1.66
      HINDSADDLE
232   LOINS, TRIMMED 4X4              547.57       9.16    10.91%     7.86
232E  FLANK UNTRIMMED **               96.17      -9.44     2.81%     2.02
233A  LEG, TROTTER OFF                370.29      -0.48    31.29%    22.53
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      GROSS CARCASS VALUE:            381.35       0.66    94.13%    67.77

FORESADDLE VALUE                      413.37       0.16    49.12%    35.37
HINDSADDLE VALUE                      396.15       1.29    45.01%    32.41


Carcass value less process/packaging per cwt cost of   $44.85
      NET CARCASS VALUE               336.50       0.66

* Shrink and trim of  4.23  lb's not reflected in cutout value
* Based on Actual Federally Inspected Slaughter Carcass Weight
  of 72.00 lbs. for W/E      05/26/2018 , 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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