Thursday Morning National Boneless Beef Price Report

Cattle 3

FOB Plant basis negotiated sales for delivery within 0-21 day period, including
sales since last report, U.S.dollars per 100 pounds.

Compared to last market test: Lean boneless was not fully established; 85% was
mostly firm to higher; 65% was sharply higher on a light test; Other lean
percentages were not fully established.

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

Central                   4.67  Loads   –                       186,914  pounds
National                  4.67  Loads   –                       186,914  pounds
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FOB Plant – Central
# of        Total              Price           Weighted
Trades      Pounds             Range           Average
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Chemical Lean
Fresh  92-94%
Frozen 92-94%
Fresh  90%
Frozen 90%
Fresh  85%                 5        98,914     $209.53     $230.00     $219.64
Frozen 85%
Fresh  81%
Frozen 81%
Fresh  75%
Frozen 75%
Fresh  73%
Frozen 73%
Fresh  65%                 2        88,000     $128.00     $128.00     $128.00
Frozen 65%
Bull Product
Fresh  94-96%
Frozen 94-96%
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FOB Plant – National
# of        Total              Price           Weighted
Trades      Pounds             Range           Average
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Chemical Lean
Fresh  92-94%
Frozen 92-94%
Fresh  90%
Frozen 90%
Fresh  85%                 5        98,914     $209.53     $230.00     $219.64
Frozen 85%
Fresh  81%
Frozen 81%
Fresh  75%
Frozen 75%
Fresh  73%
Frozen 73%
Fresh  65%                 2        88,000     $128.00     $128.00     $128.00
Frozen 65%
Fresh  50%
Frozen 50%
Bull Product
Fresh  94-96%
Frozen 94-96%

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