Choice boxed beef prices dropped again on Thursday, falling $2.51 to hit $250.27 on Thursday. The decrease brought the 27-day average price to $251.63. Select boxed beef prices also fell from $249.52 on Wednesday to $248.42 on Thursday. The $1.10 drop resulted in the 27-day average price settling at $244.80.

Choice primal loin prices saw a huge drop in prices on Thursday, falling $7.48 to hit $333.22. The massive increase brought the 27-day average price to $348.13. Choice primal round was the next highest fall, dropping $3.35 to hit $226.10. 

Choice primal chuck and choice primal short plate were the only two cuts of beef to increase, jumping 46 cents and 80 cents, respectively.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 



 
Boxed Beef Fri
Jun 26
Mon
Jun 29
Tue
Jun 30
Wed
Jul 01
Thu
Jul 02
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 254.53 252.60 252.46 252.78 250.27 -2.51 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 249.68 249.34 249.10 249.52 248.42 -1.10 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 4.85 3.26 3.36 3.26 1.85 -1.41 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
Jun 26
Mon
Jun 29
Tue
Jun 30
Wed
Jul 01
Thu
Jul 02
Change Report
  Rib 352.89 349.85 353.33 352.37 350.19 -2.18 Report
  Chuck 215.01 213.74 213.36 212.04 212.50 0.46 Report
  Round 230.93 230.05 227.68 229.45 226.10 -3.35 Report
  Loin 340.21 337.05 336.86 340.70 333.22 -7.48 Report
  Brisket 176.75 173.89 173.24 171.88 170.07 -1.81 Report
  Short Plate 180.69 179.66 181.98 177.37 178.17 0.80 Report
  Flank 151.45 147.70 148.29 148.21 147.47 -0.74 Report
Loads Fri
Jun 26
Mon
Jun 29
Tue
Jun 30
Wed
Jul 01
Thu
Jul 02
Change Report
  Total 57.00 64.00 74.00 98.00 74.00 -24.00 Report
  Choice 34.76 38.45 36.93 43.63 36.01 -7.62 Report
  Select 12.83 11.02 11.96 22.67 14.86 -7.81 Report
  Trimmings 3.13 5.56 14.91 16.54 13.72 -2.82 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
Jun 26
Mon
Jun 29
Tue
Jun 30
Wed
Jul 01
Thu
Jul 02
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 148.40 149.68 148.08 151.08 -- 3.00 Report
  BBLC Spread 106.13 102.92 104.38 101.70 -- -101.70 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Jun 26
Mon
Jun 29
Tue
Jun 30
Wed
Jul 01
Thu
Jul 02
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 82.35 82.21 81.83 81.53 80.48 -1.05 Report
  BBPC Spread 172.18 170.39 170.63 171.25 169.79 -1.46 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
Jun 26
Mon
Jun 29
Tue
Jun 30
Wed
Jul 01
Thu
Jul 02
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 143.19 143.26 143.18 142.69 143.13 0.44 Report
  BBCB Spread 111.34 109.34 109.28 110.09 107.14 -2.95 Report
Other Fri
Jun 26
Mon
Jun 29
Tue
Jun 30
Wed
Jul 01
Thu
Jul 02
Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.30 12.31 12.27 12.30 12.36 0.06 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 229.73 229.01 229.07 229.67 -- 0.60 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 232.46 0.00 231.63 0.00 -- -231.63 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 111,000 113,000 114,000 111,000 113,000 2,000 Report