National Weekly Boxed Beef Cuts-Negotiated Sales, 22-90 delivery period
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Des Moines, IA               Mon, Apr 23, 2018                  USDA Market News

NATIONAL WEEKLY BOXED BEEF CUTS - Negotiated sales, 22-90 day delivery period

FOB Plant basis negotiatd sales for delivery within 22-90 days including sales
since last report, Values reflect U.S. dollars per 100 pounds.

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

Choice Cuts                   365.23  loads                 14,609,175  pounds
Select Cuts                    51.09  loads                  2,043,638  pounds
Trimmings                       2.01  loads                     80,500  pounds
Ground Beef                   116.55  loads                  4,661,850  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     45  1,352,983   680.17   705.00   695.74
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, light
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, heavy       31  1,608,454   750.25   790.00   753.81
113C  1  Chuck, semi-bnls, neck/off
114   1  Chuck, shoulder clod            0          0
114A  3  Chuck, shoulder clod, trmd
114D  3  Chuck, clod, top blade          0          0
114E  3  Chuck, clod, arm roast
114F  5  Chuck, clod tender (IM)         0          0
116A  3  Chuck, roll, lxl, neck/off     11    388,555   267.00   287.44   278.48
116B  1  Chuck, chuck tender (IM)
      3  Chuck roll, retail ready
120   1  Brisket, deckle-off, bnls       8    265,236   230.53   240.76   237.16
120A  3  Brisket, point/off, bnls
123A  3  Short Plate, short rib          0          0
130   4  Chuck, short rib                0          0
160   1  Round, bone-in                  0          0
161   1  Round, boneless                 0          0
167A  4  Round, knuckle, peeled
168   1  Round, top inside round        10    260,399   209.00   209.00   209.00
168   3  Round, top inside round        19    820,317   203.00   216.00   206.85
169   5  Round, top inside, denuded      0          0
      3  Round, top inside, side off
170   1  Round, bottom gooseneck
171B  3  Round, outside round           39  1,009,528   191.00   201.75   194.99
171C  3  Round, eye of round (IM)       27    253,639   212.76   227.39   218.27
174   3  Loin, short loin, 0x1          42  1,251,099   594.40   655.75   597.82
175   3  Loin, strip loin, 1x1
      1  Loin, strip loin bnls. 1x1
180   3  Loin, strip, bnls, 0x1         27  1,126,550   660.25   750.00   665.04
184   1  Loin, top butt, bnls, heavy     0          0
184   3  Loin, top butt, boneless
185A  4  Loin, bottom sirloin, flap     32    471,675   525.25   580.00   547.70
185B  1  Loin, ball-tip, bnls, heavy
185C  1  Loin, sirloin, tri-tip (IM)
185D  4  Loin, tri-tip, pld (IM)
189A  4  Loin, tndrloin, trmd, heavy    37    581,884   865.00   985.00   894.60
191A  4  Loin, butt tender, trimmed
193   4  Flank, flank steak (IM)
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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
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, light
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, heavy
113C  1  Chuck, semi-bnls, neck/off
114   1  Chuck, shoulder clod            0          0
114A  3  Chuck, shoulder clod, trmd
114D  3  Chuck, clod, top blade
114E  3  Chuck, clod, arm roast          0          0
114F  5  Chuck, clod tender (IM)         0          0
116A  3  Chuck, roll, lxl, neck/off     17    608,523   255.00   258.00   255.04
116B  1  Chuck, chuck tender (IM)
      3  Chuck roll, retail ready
120   1  Brisket, deckle-off, bnls       0          0
120A  3  Brisket, point/off, bnls        0          0
123A  3  Short Plate, short rib          0          0
130   4  Chuck, short rib
160   1  Round, bone-in                  0          0
161   1  Round, boneless                 0          0
167A  4  Round, knuckle, peeled
168   1  Round, top inside round
168   3  Round, top inside round
169   5  Round, top inside, denuded      0          0
      3  Round, top inside, side off     0          0
170   1  Round, bottom gooseneck         0          0
171B  3  Round, outside round
171C  3  Round, eye of round (IM)
174   3  Loin, short loin, 0x1           3     36,253   551.75   573.75   570.50
175   3  Loin, strip loin, 1x1           0          0
      1  Loin, strip loin bnls. 1x1      0          0
180   3  Loin, strip, bnls, 0x1
184   1  Loin, top butt, bnls, heavy     0          0
184   3  Loin, top butt, boneless        4     42,436   340.00   344.93   344.57
185A  4  Loin, bottom sirloin, flap (IM)
185B  1  Loin, ball-tip, bnls, heavy     0          0
185C  1  Loin, sirloin, tri-tip (IM)
185D  4  Loin, tri-tip, pld (IM)
189A  4  Loin, tndrloin, trmd, heavy     0          0
191A  4  Loin, butt tender, trimmed      0          0
193   4  Flank, flank steak (IM)
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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          0          0
121D  4  Plate, Inside Skirt (IM)
121C  4  Plate, Outside Skirt (IM)
121E  6  Outside Skirt, pld (IM)
         Cap, Wedge Meat & (IM) Lean
         Pectoral Meat
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GB - STEER/HEIFER SOURCE - 10 Pound Chub Basis - Coarse and Fine Grind
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Ground Beef 73%
Ground Beef 75%                          0          0
Ground Beef 81%                         25    449,926   154.00   198.48   167.25
Ground Beef 85%
Ground Beef 90%                          0          0
Ground Beef 93%
Ground Beef Chuck 80%                   79  2,393,080   179.00   210.75   188.26
Ground Beef Round 85%
Ground Beef Sirloin 90%                  0          0
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BEEF TRIMMINGS - STEER/HEIFER SOURCE - Fresh Combos & Frozen Boxed
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Fresh 50% lean trimmings                 0          0
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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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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