Friday Morning Boxed Beef Price Report

Based on negotiated prices and volume of boxed beef cuts delivered within 0-21
days and on average industry cutting yields.  Values reflect U.S. dollars per
100 pounds.

Boxed beef cutout values firm on moderate demand and light to moderate offerings.
Select and Choice rib, round, and loin cuts steady to weak while chuck cuts higher.
Beef trimmings weak on light to moderate demand and offerings.

CHOICE         SELECT
600-900        600-900
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Current Cutout Values:                          240.05         237.44
Change from prior day:                            0.33           0.29
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Choice/Select spread:                                    2.61

Total Load Count (Cuts, Trimmings, Grinds):               128
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COMPOSITE PRIMAL VALUES
Primal Rib                                     296.79         287.85
Primal Chuck                                   243.53         240.56
Primal Round                                   244.36         242.84
Primal Loin                                    266.85         264.97
Primal Brisket                                 164.19         163.26
Primal Short Plate                             149.59         149.59
Primal Flank                                   117.40         119.79
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LOAD COUNT AND CUTOUT VALUE SUMMARY FOR PRIOR 5 DAYS
CHOICE         SELECT
Date  Choice Select Trim Grinds Total           600-900        600-900
01/21    46    20    20    10     96            239.72         237.15
01/20    61    20     5    12     99            236.56         234.45
01/17    47    19     3     6     75            231.71         229.32
01/16    75    25     9    12    120            228.79         225.51
01/15    78    33     6    19    137            224.62         221.91
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Current 5 Day Simple Average:                   232.28         229.67
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NATIONAL BOXED BEEF CUTS – NEGOTIATED SALES   FOB Plant basis negotiated sales
for delivery within 0-21 day period. Prior days sales after 1:30pm are included.

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

Choice Cuts             69.02  loads          2,760,724  pounds
Select Cuts             32.86  loads          1,314,555  pounds
Trimmings                5.96  loads            238,478  pounds
Ground Beef             20.63  loads            825,085  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       33      49,264   520.00  564.00  529.39
112A 3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, light         26      89,354   570.00  623.00  586.96
112A 3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, heavy         87     102,358   570.00  620.00  586.84
113C 1  Chuck, semi-bnls, neck/off       10      36,229   286.00  306.50  298.22
114  1  Chuck, shoulder clod             12      34,896   266.06  325.00  286.22
114A 3  Chuck, shoulder clod, trmd       53     131,974   297.00  336.50  325.69
114D 3  Chuck, clod, top blade            4       4,185   335.00  363.00  338.41
114E 3  Chuck, clod, arm roast            5      45,188   395.05  406.05  400.90
114F 5  Chuck, clod tender (IM)          19      13,336   350.00  411.00  371.50
115  1  Chuck, 2-piece, boneless
116A 3  Chuck, roll, lxl, neck/off       86     156,909   348.00  386.00  365.09
116B 1  Chuck, chuck tender (IM)         34      36,746   261.60  313.00  291.10
3  Chuck roll, retail ready
120  1  Brisket, deckle-off, bnls       100     288,065   224.63  246.00  233.64
120A 3  Brisket, point/off, bnls         24      15,825   367.00  421.00  403.99
123A 3  Short Plate, short rib           40      45,132   485.00  528.00  498.75
130  4  Chuck, short rib                 49      56,012   320.00  370.00  340.57
160  1  Round, bone-in                    6       8,377   252.00  286.50  263.27
161  1  Round, boneless                   4       1,624   280.00  291.25  289.90
3  Round, bnls/peeled heel-out
167A 4  Round, knuckle, peeled           67     122,562   317.00  349.00  333.96
168  1  Round, top inside round          77     106,168   263.00  292.76  275.14
168  3  Round, top inside round          28     166,375   278.00  305.00  288.10
169  5  Round, top inside, denuded       15      38,138   294.60  340.17  323.73
3  Round, top inside, side off       0           0
170  1  Round, bottom gooseneck           7       6,877   273.00  291.00  283.18
171B 3  Round, outside round             46      98,229   324.00  354.00  341.64
171C 3  Round, eye of round (IM)         60      77,011   315.00  354.00  328.85
174  1  Loin, short loin, 2×3
174  3  Loin, short loin, 0x1            31      88,759   450.00  504.00  461.90
175  3  Loin, strip loin, 1×1
180  1  Loin, strip, bnls, heavy          0           0
1  Loin, strip loin bnls. 1×1       20      24,359   425.00  481.00  444.36
180  3  Loin, strip, bnls, 0x1           84      82,952   486.30  543.00  512.25
184  1  Loin, top butt, bnls, heavy      27      29,771   270.00  310.00  284.91
184  3  Loin, top butt, boneless         54     120,635   295.13  320.00  300.96
185A 4  Loin, bottom sirloin, flap       50      87,541   407.00  491.00  438.68
185B 1  Loin, ball-tip, bnls, heavy      39      79,770   270.00  300.00  287.21
185C 1  Loin, sirloin, tri-tip (IM)      10       8,305   317.00  335.00  323.70
185D 4  Loin, tri-tip, pld (IM)          22      10,431   418.00  444.00  426.20
189A 4  Loin, tndrloin, trmd, heavy      58      55,943   950.00 1058.00 1001.20
191A 4  Loin, butt tender, trimmed        8      20,173   877.00 1000.00  936.36
193  4  Flank, flank steak (IM)          26      27,348   385.00  441.00  404.94
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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         16      86,685   547.00  599.65  560.82
112A 3  Rib, ribeye, bnls, heavy         35      88,415   551.00  605.00  577.70
113C 1  Chuck, semi-bnls, neck/off        5      11,591   300.00  312.00  300.35
114  1  Chuck, shoulder clod              9      16,644   273.80  315.00  295.56
114A 3  Chuck, shoulder clod, trmd       14     113,533   307.95  351.58  324.25
114D 3  Chuck, clod, top blade
114E 3  Chuck, clod, arm roast
114F 5  Chuck, clod tender (IM)          11       8,098   310.00  335.00  328.79
115  1  Chuck, 2-piece, boneless
116A 3  Chuck, roll, lxl, neck/off       17      34,847   350.00  395.17  374.08
116B 1  Chuck, chuck tender (IM)         13       9,419   286.26  305.00  303.92
3  Chuck roll, retail ready
120  1  Brisket, deckle-off, bnls        11      41,921   229.00  246.00  231.70
120A 3  Brisket, point/off, bnls
123A 3  Short Plate, short rib
130  4  Chuck, short rib                  7       9,201   322.00  371.49  341.79
160  1  Round, bone-in
161  1  Round, boneless                   6       4,150   276.00  291.25  280.33
3  Round, bnls/peeled heel-out
167A 4  Round, knuckle, peeled           30     143,345   289.00  336.00  317.92
168  1  Round, top inside round          14      17,793   265.00  294.00  281.67
168  3  Round, top inside round           9      21,493   278.65  290.00  287.42
169  5  Round, top inside, denuded        8       7,550   302.00  346.50  316.86
3  Round, top inside, side off       0           0
170  1  Round, bottom gooseneck           0           0
171B 3  Round, outside round             13      30,653   328.28  347.00  340.77
171C 3  Round, eye of round (IM)         12      14,285   328.75  345.41  331.28
174  1  Loin, short loin, 2×3
174  3  Loin, short loin, 0x1            18      19,364   480.00  499.62  480.50
175  3  Loin, strip loin, 1×1
180  1  Loin, strip, bnls, heavy          0           0
1  Loin, strip loin bnls. 1×1
180  3  Loin, strip, bnls, 0x1           21      29,010   484.00  526.00  491.17
184  1  Loin, top butt, bnls, heavy      14      19,305   273.00  297.00  281.64
184  3  Loin, top butt, boneless         22     101,302   290.00  321.00  294.27
185A 4  Loin, bottom sirloin, flap        6       8,985   420.27  450.00  439.22
185B 1  Loin, ball-tip, bnls, heavy      11      22,314   270.00  300.00  289.49
185C 1  Loin, sirloin, tri-tip (IM)       6      16,760   305.00  325.00  308.36
185D 4  Loin, tri-tip, pld (IM)
189A 4  Loin, tndrloin, trmd, heavy      29      66,813   968.00 1055.50  991.49
191A 4  Loin, butt tender, trimmed        7      11,703   961.50  997.28  963.51
193  4  Flank, flank steak (IM)           6      13,812   419.00  436.00  421.88
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CHOICE, SELECT & UNGRADED CUTS   Fat Limitations 1-6  (IM) = Individual Muscle
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124  4  Rib, Back Ribs, Fresh
124  4  Rib, Back Ribs, Frozen            6       9,881    93.00  116.49   97.89
121D 4  Plate, Inside Skirt (IM)         25     137,884   348.45  386.00  355.98
121C 4  Plate, Outside Skirt (IM)        21      63,788   381.00  488.00  391.62
121E 6  Outside Skirt, pld (IM)          10       7,310   633.14  657.05  640.28
Cap, Wedge Meat & (IM) Lean      67     214,662   269.00  311.50  289.02
Pectoral Meat                    43     129,374   279.00  317.00  300.18
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GB – STEER/HEIFER SOURCE – 10 Pound Chub Basis – Coarse and Fine Grind
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Ground Beef 73%                          40     144,575   244.00  311.00  282.24
Ground Beef 75%
Ground Beef 81%                          49     204,795   276.23  337.00  304.18
Ground Beef 85%                           0           0
Ground Beef 90%
Ground Beef 93%                          28     116,631   345.00  393.50  375.36
Ground Beef Chuck 80%                    31     151,918   303.41  351.32  336.07
Ground Beef Round 85%                    40     130,081   355.00  380.00  367.00
Ground Beef Sirloin 90%
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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%                   0           0
Blended Ground Beef 75%                   0           0
Blended Ground Beef 81%                   0           0
Blended Ground Beef 85%                   0           0
Blended Ground Beef 90%                   0           0
Blended Ground Beef 93%
Blended Ground Beef Chuck 80%             0           0
Blended Ground Beef Round 85%             0           0
Blended 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                 15     197,528   104.00  119.50  113.08
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 daily 3/70/20 guideline.

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