Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211


Agricultural News

Ed Czerwien Reports Weely Boxed Beef Prices Slide Lower

Tue, 13 May 2014 15:03:07 CDT

The daily spot choice boxed beef cutout ended the week last Friday at $223.26 which was $5.12 lower than the previous week. There were 839 loads sold for the week in the daily boxed beef cutout, which was about 12 percent of the total volume.

The comprehensive or weekly average choice cutout which includes all types of sales was $226.00 which was $4.17 lower which has finally begun to follow the decline in the daily cutout. The daily cutout has dropped over $9.00 dollars in the last two weeks.

The total reported boxed beef volume was 6,652 loads which was 162 loads lower than the previous week.

Exports were at 628 loads which was 241 loads less than last week. The formula trade was at 3,347 loads which was 142 loads less than last week. It was about 50 percent of the total loads sold.

The out-front sales were 1,071 loads which was almost exactly the same as the previous week.   There continues to be only small quantities of choice middle meats sold outfront, however there were a more select middle meats than choice product which no doubt helped to narrow the choice-select spread.

The big items again this week were round products which has been the case for over six weeks now at a time when middle meats usually take the spotlight for the grilling season.

In the spot trade for the primal cuts the prices showed decreases in all primals. The outside primals which are the rounds and chucks were 1-5 lower again this week which is not unusual, however the middle meats which are ribs and loins were 1 to 10 lower which is a little unusual this early in the grilling season.

The cow cutout was about $2.61 higher after 3 weeks of slowly-declining prices and was no doubt influenced by the $3.90 increase in the 90-percent trimmings.

Click on the LISTEN BAR below to hear ed czerwien's analysis.


Weekly boxed beef report with Ed Czerwien.
right-click to download mp3


WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady®NSI


Top Agricultural News

  • Superior Livestock's Sept. 22 Video Auction Market Report  Fri, 23 Sep 2022 15:44:12 CDT
  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2 p.m. September 23, 2022  Fri, 23 Sep 2022 15:23:02 CDT
  • Road to Rural Prosperity Features Joey Carter about his movie "Hog Farmer" and his battle To Keep his Farm  Fri, 23 Sep 2022 13:53:10 CDT
  • Road to Rural Prosperity Features Joey Carter about his movie "Hog Farmer" and his battle To Keep his Farm  Fri, 23 Sep 2022 13:48:06 CDT
  • House Republicans Unveil Commitment to America  Fri, 23 Sep 2022 13:23:28 CDT
  • BASF's Sack Hunger Challenge back for 2022 Kansas State Season  Fri, 23 Sep 2022 13:17:53 CDT
  • Thompson: Commitment to America Will Restore a Robust Rural Economy  Fri, 23 Sep 2022 12:31:08 CDT
  • Integrity Beef Helping Producers Develop Value Added Cattle  Fri, 23 Sep 2022 11:18:31 CDT

  • More Headlines...


    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Oklahoma Beef council Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit Ag Mediation Program P&K Equipment Oklahoma City Farm Show Union Mutual Stillwater Milling Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association KIS FUTURES, INC.


    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com

    © 2008-2022 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.