Thursday Morning Boxed Beef Price Report

Cattle 10

Negotiated Sales – Morning

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 firm to higher; 85% was
unevenly steady; 65% was sharply higher on a light test; Other lean
percentages were not fully established.

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

Central                   8.54  Loads   –                       341,776  pounds
National                 11.98  Loads   –                       479,166  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%                 4       151,776     $265.00     $269.00     $267.72
Frozen 90%
Fresh  85%                 4       106,000     $235.00     $245.00     $236.79
Frozen 85%
Fresh  81%
Frozen 81%
Fresh  75%
Frozen 75%
Fresh  73%
Frozen 73%
Fresh  65%                 2        84,000     $165.27     $168.00     $166.64
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%                 4       151,776     $265.00     $269.00     $267.72
Frozen 90%
Fresh  85%                 4       106,000     $235.00     $245.00     $236.79
Frozen 85%
Fresh  81%
Frozen 81%
Fresh  75%
Frozen 75%
Fresh  73%
Frozen 73%
Fresh  65%                 2        84,000     $165.27     $168.00     $166.64
Frozen 65%
Fresh  50%                 5       137,390     $155.00     $166.00     $159.12
Frozen 50%
Bull Product
Fresh  94-96%
Frozen 94-96%
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Regional Breakdown:
Central – AR,CO,IA,IL,IN,KS,KY,LA,MI,MO,MN,MT,ND,NE,NM,OH,OK,SD,TN,TX,WI.
National – all states
East Coast – AL,CT,DC,DE,FL,GA,MA,MD,ME,MS,NC,NH,NJ,NY,PA,RI,SC,VA,VT,WV.
West Coast – AK,AZ,CA,HI,ID,NV,OR,UT,WA,WY.

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