Meat Market Update | Daily Choice Cutout Ends Week $6 Higher

Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News reporter in Amarillo, TX, provides us with the latest outlook on boxed beef prices and the weekly cattle trade.

The Daily Choice Cutout ended the week of Saturday, May 24 at $231.98, which was $6.00 higher than the previous week. The weekly total for the daily spot volume was 786 loads, and was about 11% of the sales for the week.

Keep in mind that the daily cutout for this week represented last-minute, fill-in buys early in the week, as well as purchases to restock the shelves following the holiday.

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