National Weekly Boxed Beef Cutout & Boxed Beef Cuts - Negotiated Sales
USDA - Fri Jan 11, 3:02PM CST
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Des Moines, IA                Fri, Jan 11, 2019                 USDA Market News

NATIONAL WEEKLY BOXED BEEF CUTOUT AND BOXED BEEF CUTS - Negotiated Sales

Based on negotiated prices and volume of boxed beef cuts delivered within 0-21
days and on average industry cutting yields.  Values reflect U.S. dollars per
100 pounds.



                                                CHOICE         SELECT
                                                600-900        600-900
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WEEKLY COMPOSITE PRIMAL VALUES
 Primal Rib                                     348.78         318.32
 Primal Chuck                                   175.78         174.42
 Primal Round                                   171.69         173.42
 Primal Loin                                    279.90         267.03
 Primal Brisket                                 192.41         187.68
 Primal Short Plate                             154.02         154.02
 Primal Flank                                   107.10         105.67
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WEEKLY CUTOUT VALUE SUMMARY
                                                CHOICE         SELECT
Date  Choice Select Trim Grinds Total           600-900        600-900
01/11    57    13    17    20                   212.46         206.27
01/10    77    23     9    16                   213.96         207.77
01/09    76    12    10    29                   213.84         206.47
01/08   112    37     8    26                   213.98         207.26
01/07    56    18    30    24                   214.28         208.21
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WEEKLY AVERAGE                                  213.70         207.20
CHANGE FROM PRIOR WEEK                          (2.05)         (2.45)
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CHOICE/SELECT SPREAD:                                    6.50

TOTAL LOAD COUNT (Cuts, Trimmings, Grinds):               669
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NATIONAL BOXED BEEF CUTS - NEGOTIATED SALES   FOB Plant basis negotiated sales
for delivery within 0-21 day period, including sales since last report.

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

 Choice Cuts                 378.25  loads       15,129,869  pounds
 Select Cuts                 103.17  loads        4,126,639  pounds
 Trimmings                    72.75  loads        2,910,026  pounds
 Ground Beef                 114.41  loads        4,576,591  pounds
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Choice Cuts, Fat Limitations 1-6             (IM) = Individual Muscle
IMPS/FL        Sub-Primal             # of      Total        Price      Weighted
                                    Trades     Pounds        Range       Average
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109E  1  Rib, ribeye, lip-on, bn-in     90    265,850   605.00   703.95   652.96
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, light       64    220,467   723.00   775.65   739.50
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, heavy      169    348,602   691.50   797.54   741.22
113C  1  Chuck, semi-bnls, neck/off     22    130,952   209.37   246.75   223.02
114   1  Chuck, shoulder clod           39    181,688   187.44   215.65   196.36
114A  3  Chuck, shoulder clod, trmd    108    772,480   188.54   231.75   205.58
114D  3  Chuck, clod, top blade         20     36,692   327.03   350.56   334.75
114E  3  Chuck, clod, arm roast         55    334,802   234.00   287.00   247.58
114F  5  Chuck, clod tender (IM)        35     25,882   402.00   435.00   414.27
116A  3  Chuck, roll, lxl, neck/off    210    934,794   275.00   325.00   296.16
116B  1  Chuck, chuck tender (IM)       86    236,069   211.80   256.25   229.35
      3  Chuck roll, retail ready       26    297,770   297.11   338.93   322.07
116G  4  Chuck, flap (IM)               45    115,532   490.75   599.01   525.14
120   1  Brisket, deckle-off, bnls     178  1,313,637   253.00   300.75   275.63
120A  3  Brisket, point/off, bnls       30     32,198   445.00   530.00   479.51
123A  3  Short Plate, short rib         69    107,403   519.66   697.25   592.72
130   4  Chuck, short rib              144    661,381   287.65   430.00   320.47
160   1  Round, bone-in                 15      9,904   200.50   220.00   209.02
161   1  Round, boneless                13     20,794   211.00   248.00   232.50
167A  4  Round, knuckle, peeled        205    595,613   221.80   275.00   237.10
168   1  Round, top inside round        77    101,076   200.56   237.00   223.27
168   3  Round, top inside round       136    927,935   203.96   245.00   211.83
169   5  Round, top inside, denuded     55    255,220   239.00   288.00   253.54
169A  5  Round, top inside, cap off     26    128,198   276.00   324.21   291.10
      3  Round, top inside, side off    10    284,510   220.65   255.00   227.63
170   1  Round, bottom gooseneck        28    230,195   187.00   230.00   189.96
171B  3  Round, outside round          181  1,426,654   191.50   231.00   204.40
171C  3  Round, eye of round (IM)      190    466,361   226.80   280.00   248.71
174   3  Loin, short loin, 0x1          83    609,466   478.96   540.75   491.94
175   3  Loin, strip loin, 1x1          15    241,520   413.91   480.75   423.31
      1  Loin, strip loin bnls. 1x1     12     10,181   478.00   519.25   485.41
180   3  Loin, strip, bnls, 0x1        146    380,000   514.00   570.50   529.58
184   1  Loin, top butt, bnls, heavy    17     57,382   322.00   359.52   332.38
184   3  Loin, top butt, boneless      135    553,653   334.00   371.25   349.89
184B  3  Loin, top butt, CC (IM)        17    228,281   420.46   519.25   458.60
185A  4  Loin, bottom sirloin, flap     96    396,609   475.00   561.50   492.78
185B  1  Loin, ball-tip, bnls, heavy    57    354,177   230.30   274.72   246.71
185C  1  Loin, sirloin, tri-tip (IM)    48    397,689   275.00   322.00   293.97
185D  4  Loin, tri-tip, pld (IM)        40     75,843   367.00   440.00   392.83
189A  4  Loin, tndrloin, trmd, heavy   152    569,282  1012.57  1190.25  1031.83
191A  4  Loin, butt tender, trimmed     27     79,418   940.00  1030.00   953.86
193   4  Flank, flank steak (IM)        50    162,703   449.00   491.75   471.66
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Select Cuts, Fat Limitations 1-6       (IM) = Individual Muscle
IMPS/FL         Sub-Primal             # of      Total        Price     Weighted
                                       Trades    Pounds       Range     Average
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109E  1  Rib, ribeye, lip-on, bn-in     13      7,297   560.56   621.00   578.02
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, light       47    380,440   621.05   720.75   647.04
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, heavy       61    154,809   608.00   706.75   653.88
113C  1  Chuck, semi-bnls, neck/off      6     17,495   209.37   229.00   214.78
114   1  Chuck, shoulder clod           22    192,852   180.25   208.30   195.38
114A  3  Chuck, shoulder clod, trmd     16     59,405   196.00   224.30   206.71
114D  3  Chuck, clod, top blade
114E  3  Chuck, clod, arm roast          0          0
114F  5  Chuck, clod tender (IM)         9      7,522   388.48   405.00   394.08
116A  3  Chuck, roll, lxl, neck/off     59    287,487   275.00   315.00   287.49
116B  1  Chuck, chuck tender (IM)       28     89,736   221.30   247.00   228.07
      3  Chuck roll, retail ready
116G  4  Chuck, flap (IM)               33     61,939   485.71   540.00   509.67
120   1  Brisket, deckle-off, bnls      55    592,818   259.87   295.30   267.67
120A  3  Brisket, point/off, bnls
123A  3  Short Plate, short rib         22     64,180   482.00   686.75   529.82
130   4  Chuck, short rib               33    326,236   300.00   381.50   303.60
160   1  Round, bone-in
161   1  Round, boneless                 4      3,097   220.00   248.00   228.40
167A  4  Round, knuckle, peeled         37    104,688   226.09   267.00   237.84
168   1  Round, top inside round         7     12,625   215.00   221.13   217.62
168   3  Round, top inside round        35     88,223   213.00   240.30   222.93
169   5  Round, top inside, denuded      7     24,432   248.00   274.00   253.63
169A  5  Round, top inside, cap off      7     16,974   293.00   317.00   294.94
      3  Round, top inside, side off     0          0
170   1  Round, bottom gooseneck        16     58,706   189.50   205.46   196.25
171B  3  Round, outside round           41    119,459   195.00   225.00   204.43
171C  3  Round, eye of round (IM)       39     95,347   240.00   270.30   250.56
174   3  Loin, short loin, 0x1          43    123,178   440.00   490.00   453.23
175   3  Loin, strip loin, 1x1           6    125,727   384.00   390.00   384.24
      1  Loin, strip loin bnls. 1x1      3      1,496   417.00   432.00   421.93
180   3  Loin, strip, bnls, 0x1         60    155,970   442.00   495.30   458.23
184   1  Loin, top butt, bnls, heavy    19     20,739   325.00   344.00   329.36
184   3  Loin, top butt, boneless       42     82,150   330.00   358.95   340.13
184B  3  Loin, top butt, CC (IM)
185A  4  Loin, bottom sirloin, flap     22     34,782   475.00   530.00   491.74
185B  1  Loin, ball-tip, bnls, heavy    20    165,085   207.32   260.00   214.59
185C  1  Loin, sirloin, tri-tip (IM)    21     79,387   227.00   275.75   243.68
185D  4  Loin, tri-tip, pld (IM)         8     28,169   307.91   345.00   317.98
189A  4  Loin, tndrloin, trmd, heavy    24     57,739   995.00  1174.25  1024.22
191A  4  Loin, butt tender, trimmed      5     20,162   941.80  1020.00   950.57
193   4  Flank, flank steak (IM)        24     29,416   450.00   483.13   463.48
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CHOICE, SELECT & UNGRADED CUTS   Fat Limitations 1-6  (IM) = Individual Muscle
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124   4  Rib, Back Ribs, Frozen         15     88,910   116.70   150.00   123.36
121D  4  Plate, Inside Skirt (IM)       52    197,969   475.00   531.25   505.79
121C  4  Plate, Outside Skirt (IM)      60     70,410   630.00   696.00   662.64
121E  6  Outside Skirt, pld (IM)        26     34,452   879.19   990.00   896.82
         Cap, Wedge Meat & (IM) Lean    92    280,762   294.48   334.00   302.73
         Pectoral Meat                  83    288,429   287.96   346.00   305.73
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GB - STEER/HEIFER SOURCE - 10 Pound Chub Basis - Coarse and Fine Grind
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Ground Beef 73%                         92    962,263   150.00   207.35   163.84
Ground Beef 75%                         12    153,213   157.00   190.41   176.89
Ground Beef 81%                        170  1,256,792   163.00   216.13   182.06
Ground Beef 85%
Ground Beef 90%
Ground Beef 93%                         26    126,310   293.00   319.00   305.41
Ground Beef Chuck 80%                   42    306,468   175.00   222.32   200.64
Ground Beef Round 85%                   13     30,977   251.00   265.41   259.56
Ground Beef Sirloin 90%                 10     14,191   301.00   301.00   301.00
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BLENDED GB - STEER/HEIFER/COW SOURCE - 10 Pound Chub Basis - Coarse & Fine Grind
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Blended Ground Beef 73%
Blended Ground Beef 75%
Blended Ground Beef 81%                 80    928,374   176.54   228.14   188.50
Blended Ground Beef 85%
Blended Ground Beef 90%
Blended Ground Beef 93%                 13    112,500   287.09   311.76   294.32
Blended Ground Beef Chuck 80%            8     29,118   187.23   224.65   199.29
Blended Ground Beef Round 85%            6     21,318   251.11   265.00   252.47
Blended Ground Beef Sirloin 90%
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BEEF TRIMMINGS - STEER/HEIFER SOURCE - Fresh Combos & Frozen Boxed
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Fresh 50% lean trimmings                89  2,460,936    41.96    74.00    57.16
Frozen 50% lean trimmings
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FAT LIMITATIONS (FL) DESCRIPTION
Maximum Average Fat Thickness                         Maximum Fat at any point
1. 3/4" (19mm)                                        1.0"
2. 1/4" (6mm)                                         1/2"
3. 1/8" (3mm)                                         1/4"
4. Practically free (75% surface lean exposed)        1/8"
5. Peeled/Denuded                                     1/8"
6. Peeled/Denuded, surface membrane removed           1/8"
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Items that have no entries indicate there were trades but not reportable
because they did not meet the weekly 3/70/20 guideline.
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