The Beef Cutout Calculator was developed to assist cattlemen in predicting approximate sub-primal yields and cutout values of beef cattle. The interactive format of the calculator allows for producers and the meat trade to rapidly vary carcass carcass/live weights, Yield Grades, and/or yield grade factors to ascertain expected cut-out weights and USDA Choice and USDA Select dollar values for all carcass cuts generated. USDA Choice and USDA Select prices/values remain current by uploading the past week’s USDA-AMS National Weekly Beef prices for Boxed Beef Cutout & Cuts – Negotiated Sales automatically. All cuts are trimmed to ¼ of an inch of fat.
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