Weekly Boxed Beef Cuts - USDA Prime Product

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Des Moines, IA Mon, Apr 15, 2019 USDA Market News

NATIONAL WEEKLY BOXED BEEF CUTS FOR PRIME PRODUCT - Negotiated Sales

FOB Plant basis negotiated 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)

Loads: 15.83
Pounds: 633,230

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Prime Cuts, Fat Limitations 1-6 (IM) = Individual Muscle
IMPS/FL Sub-Primal # of Total Price Weighted
Trades Pounds Range Average
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107 1 Rib, oven prepared 4 5,000 510.00 535.00 520.52
109A 1 Rib, roast-ready, heavy
109E 1 Rib, ribeye, lip-on, bn-in 61 100,399 740.00 878.00 799.44
112A 3 Rib, ribeye, bnls, light 15 53,782 850.54 919.63 884.16
112A 3 Rib, ribeye, bnls,heavy 76 103,575 827.63 998.00 862.85
174 1 Loin, short loin, 2x3 9 5,963 625.00 653.00 637.78
174 3 Loin, short loin, 0x1 30 22,372 700.00 866.50 752.28
180 1 Loin, strip, bnls, heavy
1 Loin, strip loin bnls. 1x1
180 3 Loin, strip, bnls, 0x1 89 152,069 754.50 878.00 797.65
184 1 Loin, top butt, bnls, heavy 5 22,607 353.00 375.00 362.98
184 3 Loin, top butt, boneless 40 114,232 362.26 400.00 378.89
189A 4 Loin, tndrloin, trmd, heavy 47 50,218 1150.00 1350.00 1200.84
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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
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