National Daily Lamb Carcass
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St. Joseph, MO                Mon, April 16, 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              835.39       0.16    11.42%     7.65
209   BREAST **                       201.02       1.56     7.74%     5.19
207   SHOULDERS, SQ-CUT               265.47      -6.56    24.17%    16.19
210   FORESHANK                       420.19       2.94     3.48%     2.33
      NECK **                         163.21       0.32     2.31%     1.55
      HINDSADDLE
232   LOINS, TRIMMED 4X4              525.87       1.09    10.91%     7.31
232E  FLANK UNTRIMMED **              119.51       5.84     2.81%     1.88
233A  LEG, TROTTER OFF                375.96       6.77    31.29%    20.96
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      GROSS CARCASS VALUE:            371.89       1.07    94.13%    63.07

FORESADDLE VALUE                      393.97      -2.72    49.12%    32.91
HINDSADDLE VALUE                      396.29       5.33    45.01%    30.16


Carcass value less process/packaging per cwt cost of   $44.85
      NET CARCASS VALUE               327.04       1.07

* Shrink and trim of  3.93  lb's not reflected in cutout value
* Based on Actual Federally Inspected Slaughter Carcass Weight
  of 67.00 lbs. for W/E      03/31/2018 , -4.00lbs 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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