The comprehensive choice cutout was up over last week setting a much more positive tone for the boxed beef trade. Additionally, the primal portion of the spot trade improved as retailers began purchasing product for the upcoming holiday weekend. Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News reporter in Amarillo, TX, offers a complete summary of how last week's beef trade impacted the cattle market and beef prices. Find more cattle price news here or bookmark our commodity price page for the minute-by-minute updates.
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