National/Regional Daily Boneless Processing Beef/ Beef Trimmings - PM
USDA - Thu Mar 08, 2:56PM CST
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Des Moines, IA                  Thu, Mar 08, 2018               USDA Market News

NATIONAL/REGIONAL DAILY BONELESS PROCESSING BEEF AND BEEF TRIMMINGS -
Negotiated Sales - Afternoon

FOB Plant basis negotiated sales for delivery within 0-21 day period, including
sales since last report, U.S.dollars per 100 pounds.

Compared to last market test: Lean boneless and 85% trimmings were unevenly 
steady; 65% was firm to higher; Other lean percentages were not fully 
established. Beef trimmings not fully established.


CURRENT VOLUME - (one load equals 40,000 pounds)

Central                   7.97  Loads   --                       318,952  pounds
National                 17.43  Loads   --                       697,029  pounds
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FOB Plant - Central
                         # of        Total              Price           Weighted
                         Trades      Pounds             Range           Average
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Chemical Lean
  Fresh  92-94%                                            
  Frozen 92-94%                                            
  Fresh  90%                                               
  Frozen 90%                                               
  Fresh  85%                 6       185,251     $186.00     $215.00     $198.92
  Frozen 85%                                               
  Fresh  81%                                               
  Frozen 81%                                               
  Fresh  75%                                               
  Frozen 75%                                               
  Fresh  73%                                               
  Frozen 73%                                               
  Fresh  65%                 7       133,701     $127.00     $143.00     $130.93
  Frozen 65%                                               
Bull Product
  Fresh  94-96%                                            
  Frozen 94-96%                                            
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FOB Plant - National
                         # of        Total              Price           Weighted
                         Trades      Pounds             Range           Average
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Chemical Lean
  Fresh  92-94%                                            
  Frozen 92-94%                                            
  Fresh  90%                 4        98,315     $215.67     $220.00     $218.08
  Frozen 90%                                               
  Fresh  85%                12       365,325     $186.00     $215.00     $194.91
  Frozen 85%                                               
  Fresh  81%                                               
  Frozen 81%                                               
  Fresh  75%                                               
  Frozen 75%                                               
  Fresh  73%                                               
  Frozen 73%                                               
  Fresh  65%                14       233,389     $127.00     $143.00     $130.76
  Frozen 65%                                               
  Fresh  50%                                               
  Frozen 50%
Bull Product
  Fresh  94-96%                                            
  Frozen 94-96%                                            
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Regional Breakdown:
  Central - AR,CO,IA,IL,IN,KS,KY,LA,MI,MO,MN,MT,ND,NE,NM,OH,OK,SD,TN,TX,WI.
  National - all states
  East Coast - AL,CT,DC,DE,FL,GA,MA,MD,ME,MS,NC,NH,NJ,NY,PA,RI,SC,VA,VT,WV.
  West Coast - AK,AZ,CA,HI,ID,NV,OR,UT,WA,WY.
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Source:    USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, Des Moines, IA
           515-284-4460      email: desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
           24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
           www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain
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