National Weekly Boxed Beef Cuts for Prime Product - Negotiated Sales
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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
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