Meat Market Update | Sales remain sluggish during normal rally

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 topped out in the $265 range a few days before Memorial Day and has now dropped almost $30. Most years we normally enjoy a big rally in Box Beef sales volume that starts late in May through early July, but this year sales were very sluggish during this time period.

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