National Weekly Boxed Beef Cuts - Formulated Sales
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Des Moines, IA                  Mon, Apr 15, 2019               USDA Market News

NATIONAL WEEKLY BOXED BEEF CUTS - Formulated Sales

FOB Plant basis formulated sales for delivery within 0-21 days including sales
since last report, Values reflect U.S. dollars per 100 pounds.

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

Choice Cuts                   505.71  loads                 20,228,554  pounds
Select Cuts                   236.15  loads                  9,446,094  pounds
Trimmings                     340.12  loads                 13,604,686  pounds
Ground Beef                   344.93  loads                 13,797,043  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    152    445,198   687.51   774.28   712.07
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, light      194    360,041   712.21   838.00   776.47
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, heavy      423    807,062   711.28   909.00   815.07
113C  1  Chuck, semi-bnls, neck/off
114   1  Chuck, shoulder clod           65    282,497   198.64   233.00   214.18
114A  3  Chuck, shoulder clod, trmd    189    522,616   222.97   258.10   227.31
114D  3  Chuck, clod, top blade         56     62,463   338.00   410.00   381.17
114E  3  Chuck, clod, arm roast         72    238,690   250.00   295.30   281.39
114F  5  Chuck, clod tender (IM)
116A  3  Chuck, roll, lxl, neck/off    407  1,106,466   255.00   292.95   262.97
116B  1  Chuck, chuck tender (IM)      188    396,845   244.82   274.57   253.22
      3  Chuck roll, retail ready       92    521,117   269.84   334.28   293.85
116G  4  Chuck, flap (IM)               53    127,940   546.00   611.84   587.24
120   1  Brisket, deckle-off, bnls     510  1,674,353   258.17   290.02   266.75
120A  3  Brisket, point/off, bnls      154    147,578   451.46   492.64   466.89
123A  3  Short Plate, short rib         45     21,319   497.00   585.00   565.82
130   4  Chuck, short rib              223    519,212   313.00   388.00   336.39
160   1  Round, bone-in                  6      2,129   213.30   224.61   220.59
161   1  Round, boneless                 3      2,170   239.00   259.50   255.69
167A  4  Round, knuckle, peeled        472  1,131,618   235.00   283.98   262.50
168   1  Round, top inside round       287    561,891   214.10   237.00   219.66
168   3  Round, top inside round       199    617,089   214.00   242.27   224.11
169   5  Round, top inside, denuded    167    273,069   253.00   270.55   258.85
169A  5  Round, top inside, cap off    131    295,900   278.00   360.82   298.16
      3  Round, top inside, side off    17    136,731   231.50   258.17   236.72
170   1  Round, bottom gooseneck        20     24,482   196.00   214.40   202.24
171B  3  Round, outside round          293    659,253   198.85   242.86   213.07
171C  3  Round, eye of round (IM)      441  1,004,620   225.00   294.28   248.10
174   3  Loin, short loin, 0x1         178    605,689   537.81   645.00   552.36
175   3  Loin, strip loin, 1x1          27    173,377   554.79   598.49   574.41
      1  Loin, strip loin bnls. 1x1
180   3  Loin, strip, bnls, 0x1        399  1,285,123   596.21   749.00   686.82
184   1  Loin, top butt, bnls, heavy   110     85,156   330.00   361.00   348.47
184   3  Loin, top butt, boneless      237    555,302   349.78   375.07   359.21
184B  3  Loin, top butt, CC (IM)        25    103,584   460.00   577.58   476.03
185A  4  Loin, bottom sirloin, flap    316    793,613   491.63   587.00   549.69
185B  1  Loin, ball-tip, bnls, heavy   234    639,598   253.18   282.47   264.90
185C  1  Loin, sirloin, tri-tip (IM)   107    220,467   312.00   352.95   339.42
185D  4  Loin, tri-tip, pld (IM)        88    407,121   452.11   552.00   498.05
189A  4  Loin, tndrloin, trmd, heavy   315    453,419   950.00  1032.00   981.12
191A  4  Loin, butt tender, trimmed     71    109,352   892.47  1054.28   961.44
193   4  Flank, flank steak (IM)       252    494,982   497.45   554.28   522.12
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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    115    201,470   558.00   694.64   626.58
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, light      192    237,988   665.00   770.55   731.36
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, heavy      229    243,452   724.88   780.00   752.73
113C  1  Chuck, semi-bnls, neck/off     69    260,938   226.00   246.00   236.23
114   1  Chuck, shoulder clod           45    110,753   217.59   230.00   222.92
114A  3  Chuck, shoulder clod, trmd    114    393,744   218.54   238.61   230.41
114D  3  Chuck, clod, top blade         10      6,153   343.00   350.00   345.87
114E  3  Chuck, clod, arm roast
114F  5  Chuck, clod tender (IM)         4      3,765   268.00   279.61   269.11
116A  3  Chuck, roll, lxl, neck/off    296    949,203   244.19   278.68   264.42
116B  1  Chuck, chuck tender (IM)      132    156,213   223.00   260.08   251.38
      3  Chuck roll, retail ready
116G  4  Chuck, flap (IM)                3        824   511.56   551.92   534.85
120   1  Brisket, deckle-off, bnls     216    699,080   261.28   308.36   268.69
120A  3  Brisket, point/off, bnls       16      7,008   456.79   472.00   466.91
123A  3  Short Plate, short rib         33     45,253   457.00   554.61   507.40
130   4  Chuck, short rib               76    162,143   307.02   370.00   334.08
160   1  Round, bone-in
161   1  Round, boneless
167A  4  Round, knuckle, peeled        206    459,849   242.99   277.70   265.29
168   1  Round, top inside round       204    314,186   211.50   231.90   221.54
168   3  Round, top inside round       142    292,870   214.00   237.11   227.57
169   5  Round, top inside, denuded     95     96,582   251.10   274.25   262.13
169A  5  Round, top inside, cap off      8     45,687   299.00   320.45   310.35
      3  Round, top inside, side off     0          0
170   1  Round, bottom gooseneck        12      7,770   205.00   232.47   210.41
171B  3  Round, outside round          227    504,710   205.17   240.40   211.73
171C  3  Round, eye of round (IM)      199    358,187   226.18   276.15   247.18
174   3  Loin, short loin, 0x1         144    150,833   493.31   558.08   513.63
175   3  Loin, strip loin, 1x1           9     14,508   441.00   457.00   447.91
      1  Loin, strip loin bnls. 1x1     18     15,362   477.00   480.00   477.56
180   3  Loin, strip, bnls, 0x1        296    316,246   511.70   657.98   529.15
184   1  Loin, top butt, bnls, heavy   121    146,072   338.24   367.18   350.02
184   3  Loin, top butt, boneless      182    366,235   349.84   383.00   357.16
184B  3  Loin, top butt, CC (IM)
185A  4  Loin, bottom sirloin, flap    118    281,135   496.69   577.00   554.12
185B  1  Loin, ball-tip, bnls, heavy    81    223,496   251.52   278.00   258.40
185C  1  Loin, sirloin, tri-tip (IM)    69    159,726   298.87   344.25   314.67
185D  4  Loin, tri-tip, pld (IM)        37     42,450   420.82   478.04   451.23
189A  4  Loin, tndrloin, trmd, heavy   167    130,443   931.16   990.34   965.75
191A  4  Loin, butt tender, trimmed     27     34,406   915.00   978.00   932.91
193   4  Flank, flank steak (IM)       133    157,184   509.10   565.84   518.04
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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          6      7,545   126.90   148.24   130.10
121D  4  Plate, Inside Skirt (IM)      241    698,478   461.56   532.11   470.32
121C  4  Plate, Outside Skirt (IM)     223    384,551   700.00   825.08   769.61
121E  6  Outside Skirt, pld (IM)        84    101,131  1007.52  1203.00  1100.32
         Cap, Wedge Meat & (IM) Lean   318  1,552,080   300.04   333.00   309.96
         Pectoral Meat                 197    528,741   318.17   369.28   333.97
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GB - STEER/HEIFER SOURCE - 10 Pound Chub Basis - Coarse & Fine Grind
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Ground Beef 73%                        352  1,705,302   163.35   196.00   179.23
Ground Beef 75%                         40    174,448   168.84   198.14   182.25
Ground Beef 81%                        864  4,699,440   175.39   238.00   195.12
Ground Beef 85%
Ground Beef 90%                        122  1,320,718   234.67   299.00   239.38
Ground Beef 93%                        128    404,074   246.07   314.05   277.70
Ground Beef Chuck 80%                  323  1,840,195   190.00   239.24   205.24
Ground Beef Round 85%                  148    421,887   219.00   266.00   241.67
Ground Beef Sirloin 90%                 42    177,488   289.69   315.58   291.77
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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%                109    732,772   144.98   189.81   169.27
Blended Ground Beef 75%                 15     87,180   173.75   189.93   188.09
Blended Ground Beef 81%                103  1,043,518   175.29   209.81   191.14
Blended Ground Beef 85%                 17     52,244   219.74   250.78   235.21
Blended Ground Beef 90%
Blended Ground Beef 93%                 16     26,560   252.45   314.00   272.23
Blended Ground Beef Chuck 80%           29    110,880   189.86   213.99   206.13
Blended Ground Beef Round 85%           14     41,323   214.45   259.91   240.52
Blended Ground Beef Sirloin 90%          7      6,160   276.74   317.42   287.56
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BEEF TRIMMINGS - STEER/HEIFER SOURCE - Fresh Combos & Frozen Boxed
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Fresh 50% lean trimmings               483 13,160,816    63.34    99.78    84.91
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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