Meat Market Update | Grilling season rally begins

Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News reporter in Amarillo, Texas, offers a concise summary of how last week's beef trade impacted the cattle market and beef prices.

Ed Czerwien, Market Reporter

February 23, 2017

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Meat Market Update | Grilling season rally begins

The weekly average Choice cutout was only 44 cents lower but the daily Choice cutout started the normal spring grilling season rally, jumping $2.86 by last Friday then another $4 by Wednesday, February 22nd. The daily Choice rib primal climbed $7 in just four working days (Friday through Wednesday) which along with Choice loin increases started the grilling season rally.

About the Author(s)

Ed Czerwien

Market Reporter

Ed Czerwien is a market analyst in Amarillo, Texas. From the heart of Cattle Feeding Country, Ed follows the cattle and wholesale markets to keep beef producers up-to-date on the market moves that affect them. He previously worked with USDA as a Market News reporter. Ed is now semi-retired and continues to work with cattle trade analysis.

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