National Weekly Boxed Beef Cuts - Formulated Sales
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Des Moines, IA                  Mon, Feb 11, 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                   498.02  loads                 19,920,936  pounds
Select Cuts                   236.19  loads                  9,447,607  pounds
Trimmings                     343.90  loads                 13,755,850  pounds
Ground Beef                   361.77  loads                 14,470,685  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    191    564,259   604.07   725.45   632.52
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, light      173    486,065   695.64   800.00   744.28
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, heavy      400    846,699   700.93   857.89   752.85
113C  1  Chuck, semi-bnls, neck/off
114   1  Chuck, shoulder clod           76    119,829   206.00   224.70   213.81
114A  3  Chuck, shoulder clod, trmd    195    598,624   210.83   235.29   220.69
114D  3  Chuck, clod, top blade         61     88,864   268.30   389.70   349.50
114E  3  Chuck, clod, arm roast         69    256,003   259.00   294.00   268.84
114F  5  Chuck, clod tender (IM)
116A  3  Chuck, roll, lxl, neck/off    438  1,076,540   279.00   314.87   287.47
116B  1  Chuck, chuck tender (IM)      211    412,644   220.00   255.95   235.98
      3  Chuck roll, retail ready      138    647,112   301.00   362.04   323.83
116G  4  Chuck, flap (IM)               39    103,769   489.01   611.89   570.70
120   1  Brisket, deckle-off, bnls     493  1,287,873   254.00   290.43   265.53
120A  3  Brisket, point/off, bnls      135    147,060   442.24   515.00   458.57
123A  3  Short Plate, short rib         53     34,027   509.00   578.00   552.90
130   4  Chuck, short rib              216    531,411   316.92   390.00   355.19
160   1  Round, bone-in                  3      1,861   207.30   214.10   210.97
161   1  Round, boneless
167A  4  Round, knuckle, peeled        450  1,042,921   234.13   260.00   243.62
168   1  Round, top inside round       270    484,032   215.04   241.11   221.43
168   3  Round, top inside round       205    675,226   218.94   241.66   224.25
169   5  Round, top inside, denuded    165    462,936   239.14   305.25   250.08
169A  5  Round, top inside, cap off    142    473,092   283.62   362.03   298.71
      3  Round, top inside, side off    18    133,003   234.50   256.27   242.84
170   1  Round, bottom gooseneck        20     21,276   190.82   210.00   197.21
171B  3  Round, outside round          321    923,195   200.00   235.00   214.59
171C  3  Round, eye of round (IM)      465    942,118   241.63   288.44   262.83
174   3  Loin, short loin, 0x1         188    516,482   474.61   520.00   488.63
175   3  Loin, strip loin, 1x1          32    251,951   421.36   483.06   427.08
      1  Loin, strip loin bnls. 1x1
180   3  Loin, strip, bnls, 0x1        390  1,043,566   475.24   580.52   521.54
184   1  Loin, top butt, bnls, heavy    94     70,176   327.00   369.82   338.58
184   3  Loin, top butt, boneless      174    365,695   342.49   371.30   355.93
184B  3  Loin, top butt, CC (IM)        23    137,314   455.71   515.00   475.64
185A  4  Loin, bottom sirloin, flap    269    651,421   473.00   548.04   521.51
185B  1  Loin, ball-tip, bnls, heavy   210    497,593   244.05   280.51   269.14
185C  1  Loin, sirloin, tri-tip (IM)    92    226,093   279.82   332.51   314.07
185D  4  Loin, tri-tip, pld (IM)       107    391,971   409.00   461.00   433.50
189A  4  Loin, tndrloin, trmd, heavy   317    524,002   975.00  1088.44  1030.40
191A  4  Loin, butt tender, trimmed     63     93,605   915.10  1023.77   976.59
193   4  Flank, flank steak (IM)       229    435,259   439.98   520.00   483.40
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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    109    162,242   560.00   670.54   616.41
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, light      145    182,156   629.64   715.00   686.06
112A  3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, heavy      203    227,827   639.50   752.07   692.79
113C  1  Chuck, semi-bnls, neck/off     66    226,381   227.72   245.00   231.53
114   1  Chuck, shoulder clod           36     73,117   196.24   225.43   207.85
114A  3  Chuck, shoulder clod, trmd    120    377,326   209.47   231.02   222.56
114D  3  Chuck, clod, top blade          7      5,747   335.70   345.00   343.10
114E  3  Chuck, clod, arm roast
114F  5  Chuck, clod tender (IM)         5      3,421   257.83   267.00   261.01
116A  3  Chuck, roll, lxl, neck/off    306    839,160   273.00   319.88   281.26
116B  1  Chuck, chuck tender (IM)      143    148,161   228.72   245.73   235.14
      3  Chuck roll, retail ready
116G  4  Chuck, flap (IM)                4      7,342   450.96   556.29   477.01
120   1  Brisket, deckle-off, bnls     222  1,190,169   258.84   297.12   266.89
120A  3  Brisket, point/off, bnls       14      6,679   456.72   532.44   481.37
123A  3  Short Plate, short rib         33     36,201   498.60   551.42   523.14
130   4  Chuck, short rib               96    180,812   316.92   370.00   335.26
160   1  Round, bone-in
161   1  Round, boneless                 6      5,893   219.00   221.00   220.28
167A  4  Round, knuckle, peeled        232    379,590   239.00   254.00   245.36
168   1  Round, top inside round       184    242,797   215.05   230.55   219.90
168   3  Round, top inside round       147    348,768   214.00   233.10   222.11
169   5  Round, top inside, denuded     92    103,709   248.00   265.00   254.78
169A  5  Round, top inside, cap off      7     18,499   292.06   312.56   311.30
      3  Round, top inside, side off     0          0
170   1  Round, bottom gooseneck        15     12,105   197.00   243.92   201.70
171B  3  Round, outside round          222    531,433   203.30   236.08   217.98
171C  3  Round, eye of round (IM)      218    355,423   249.00   275.42   264.74
174   3  Loin, short loin, 0x1         133    143,917   476.00   527.48   497.40
175   3  Loin, strip loin, 1x1          16     18,163   418.00   464.04   444.78
      1  Loin, strip loin bnls. 1x1     18     16,751   467.00   495.00   471.97
180   3  Loin, strip, bnls, 0x1        265    459,621   466.00   554.41   512.20
184   1  Loin, top butt, bnls, heavy   125    132,384   325.00   375.00   335.65
184   3  Loin, top butt, boneless      186    267,468   341.00   379.88   351.26
184B  3  Loin, top butt, CC (IM)         5     78,759   463.89   571.42   475.34
185A  4  Loin, bottom sirloin, flap    122    310,846   501.00   536.65   507.34
185B  1  Loin, ball-tip, bnls, heavy    91    246,468   238.60   276.15   247.67
185C  1  Loin, sirloin, tri-tip (IM)    60    162,078   240.00   280.12   263.83
185D  4  Loin, tri-tip, pld (IM)        23     33,863   338.87   377.00   366.80
189A  4  Loin, tndrloin, trmd, heavy   132    112,385   989.00  1078.09  1041.59
191A  4  Loin, butt tender, trimmed     29     37,835   952.75  1032.33   989.28
193   4  Flank, flank steak (IM)       157    208,998   454.02   519.15   476.87
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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          8     14,276   125.00   136.01   134.73
121D  4  Plate, Inside Skirt (IM)      237    846,139   417.93   577.30   514.54
121C  4  Plate, Outside Skirt (IM)     254    384,197   640.00   721.89   678.22
121E  6  Outside Skirt, pld (IM)       111     92,455   896.29  1039.00   962.61
         Cap, Wedge Meat & (IM) Lean   297  1,325,977   291.00   330.47   305.27
         Pectoral Meat                 197    494,287   290.38   373.77   321.50
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GB - STEER/HEIFER SOURCE - 10 Pound Chub Basis - Coarse & Fine Grind
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Ground Beef 73%                        391  2,122,888   138.00   195.62   160.87
Ground Beef 75%                         46    194,969   155.35   198.00   171.80
Ground Beef 81%                        893  4,214,302   155.69   227.00   187.11
Ground Beef 85%
Ground Beef 90%                        112  1,361,318   222.00   242.78   228.11
Ground Beef 93%                        152    539,034   230.89   335.84   275.73
Ground Beef Chuck 80%                  375  2,491,855   162.77   220.11   193.63
Ground Beef Round 85%                  189    465,076   202.00   289.00   233.81
Ground Beef Sirloin 90%                 36     63,641   264.55   321.84   275.59
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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%                105    607,807   137.10   179.00   165.11
Blended Ground Beef 75%                 17    108,598   166.58   186.59   180.07
Blended Ground Beef 81%                100    874,293   169.84   203.02   181.58
Blended Ground Beef 85%                 25    100,786   203.02   248.12   236.69
Blended Ground Beef 90%
Blended Ground Beef 93%                 20     81,896   240.00   313.00   260.48
Blended Ground Beef Chuck 80%           31    196,880   180.08   220.39   199.04
Blended Ground Beef Round 85%           19     82,057   214.00   261.73   245.65
Blended Ground Beef Sirloin 90%          9     25,840   261.34   310.00   302.41
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BEEF TRIMMINGS - STEER/HEIFER SOURCE - Fresh Combos & Frozen Boxed
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Fresh 50% lean trimmings               480 12,739,380    45.47    84.04    59.56
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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