National Daily Lamb Carcass
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St. Joseph, MO                Tue, July 24, 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              884.96      -3.54    11.42%     7.88
209   BREAST **                       211.84       2.83     7.74%     5.34
207   SHOULDERS, SQ-CUT               288.48      -1.24    24.17%    16.68
210   FORESHANK                       420.55       3.57     3.48%     2.40
      NECK **                         166.47     -14.53     2.31%     1.59
      HINDSADDLE
232   LOINS, TRIMMED 4X4              544.21      -2.73    10.91%     7.53
232E  FLANK UNTRIMMED **              123.84      -6.46     2.81%     1.94
233A  LEG, TROTTER OFF                366.11       0.92    31.29%    21.59
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      GROSS CARCASS VALUE:            383.08      -0.88    94.13%    64.95

FORESADDLE VALUE                      418.70      -1.42    49.12%    33.89
HINDSADDLE VALUE                      394.16      -0.42    45.01%    31.06


Carcass value less process/packaging per cwt cost of   $44.85
      NET CARCASS VALUE               338.23      -0.88

* Shrink and trim of  4.05  lb's not reflected in cutout value
* Based on Actual Federally Inspected Slaughter Carcass Weight
  of 69.00 lbs. for W/E      07/07/2018 , -3.00lbs lighter 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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