Choice Boxed Beef prices ended lower with the finished cattle trade higher for week ending December 22, 2012. - Audio with Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Office, Amarillo, TexasWed, 26 Dec 2012 12:17:09 CST
In this week's beef report with Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Office in Amarillo, Texas, the choice cut market ended the week of December 22, 2012 at $193.09 cwt, $1.60 lower than the previous week. The total spot volume was 948 loads with the total volume of all cuts at 7,014 loads.
The general trend in the finished cattle trade was $1.50 to $3.00 higher in light trade last week with live deals mostly at $126 to $127 cwt. Dressed deals were at $2.00 to $202 higher.
The average live weight from the cattle harvested in the Texas Panhandle was 1,287 pounds, fully steady with the previous week.
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