Choice boxed beef prices are down slightly from Wednesday, down to $263.16 from $263.83. Despite the drop, the 27-day average is still at $249.29. This is the first decrease since the first of the year.

Choice primal rib prices dropped from $345.37 to $342.12, accounting for a $3.25 decrease from Wednesday. However, choice flank continued its rise, hitting $147.01 on Thursday.

 
Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 256.39 258.35 260.39 263.83 263.16 -0.67 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 247.58 250.29 251.31 253.60 254.72 1.12 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 8.82 8.06 9.08 10.23 8.45 -1.78 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Change Report
  Rib 329.60 331.43 338.25 345.37 342.12 -3.25 Report
  Chuck 230.35 233.24 234.49 237.74 236.09 -1.65 Report
  Round 244.61 246.99 248.68 252.09 250.96 -1.13 Report
  Loin 313.06 313.84 315.33 318.23 319.44 1.21 Report
  Brisket 232.55 235.71 236.55 238.26 238.93 0.67 Report
  Short Plate 185.29 186.18 187.05 188.29 189.58 1.29 Report
  Flank 139.73 138.81 141.64 145.02 147.01 1.99 Report
Loads Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Change Report
  Total 110.00 93.00 73.00 101.00 65.00 -36.00 Report
  Choice 56.92 54.51 30.58 40.14 34.79 -5.35 Report
  Select 15.96 11.32 17.34 25.82 15.38 -10.44 Report
  Trimmings 2.83 5.96 10.86 6.94 5.90 -1.04 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 160.60 160.45 157.45 155.75 -- -1.70 Report
  BBLC Spread 95.79 97.90 102.94 108.08 -- -108.08 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 82.69 83.23 82.70 83.51 84.49 0.98 Report
  BBPC Spread 173.16 175.65 176.88 179.34 -- -179.34 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 129.73 127.87 125.12 129.24 131.81 2.57 Report
  BBCB Spread 128.52 133.23 131.15 132.02 -- -132.02 Report
Other Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Change Report
  Daily Drop 15.49 15.34 15.53 15.38 15.34 -0.04 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 238.42 237.79 237.04 238.35 238.35 0.00 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 245.72 248.37 249.10 250.69 251.18 0.49 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 108,000 95,000 111,000 111,000 104,000 -7,000 Report