Boxed Beef Higher
Livestock AM Outlook
Demand for Choice beef to fill orders for upcoming holidays pushed Choice boxed beef higher Tuesday. For over the past month, the most expensive cut, Choice rib sections have been the driver behind the move higher in beef and cattle prices.
Pork carcass lost 2.55 on Tuesday with all primal cuts lower except loins up 6 cents. Bellies have been a big loser this week first breaking $100 and Tuesday falling to $88.43. Hams that have been much stronger than loins settled Tuesday at 79.39 with loins 72.86 coming closer to even the spread.
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