Choice boxed beef rose 26 cents on Wednesday to hit $260.76. This rise brought the 27-day average price to $260.13.  Select boxed beef saw an even larger jump from $248.75 on Tuesday to $250.10 on Wednesday. The $1.35 jump brought the 27-day average price to $248.58.

Choice primal rib fell hard to $382.18 on Wednesday from $386.59 on Tuesday. The $4.41 drop brought the 27-day average price to $383.32. Choice primal loin also fell $1.42 on Wednesday.

Choice primal short plate saw a jump of $3.03, while chioce primal chuck was close behind with a $2.55 raise.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Thu
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Fri
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May 27
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 265.80 264.22 260.80 260.50 260.76 0.26 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 252.32 250.57 248.00 248.75 250.10 1.35 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 13.48 13.65 12.80 11.76 10.66 -1.10 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
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Wed
May 27
Change Report
  Rib 383.87 386.24 383.96 386.59 382.18 -4.41 Report
  Chuck 205.38 201.93 202.71 199.84 202.39 2.55 Report
  Round 221.64 220.38 217.15 219.98 219.79 -0.19 Report
  Loin 395.91 394.91 383.53 380.94 379.52 -1.42 Report
  Brisket 182.58 182.25 180.71 181.93 184.18 2.25 Report
  Short Plate 189.00 185.67 182.91 184.05 187.08 3.03 Report
  Flank 150.06 147.76 148.26 149.10 149.85 0.75 Report
Loads Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Change Report
  Total 104.00 57.00 83.00 68.00 116.00 48.00 Report
  Choice 39.82 22.56 37.09 34.99 57.71 22.72 Report
  Select 31.98 15.76 16.76 15.06 24.54 9.48 Report
  Trimmings 6.61 8.07 6.83 11.41 9.47 -1.94 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 152.38 152.13 152.13 151.80 -- -0.33 Report
  BBLC Spread 113.42 112.09 108.67 108.70 -- -108.70 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 86.21 86.07 87.43 85.00 86.65 1.65 Report
  BBPC Spread 179.73 176.79 175.80 173.85 -- -173.85 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 164.29 164.54 162.81 160.18 160.37 0.19 Report
  BBCB Spread 101.26 101.41 100.62 100.13 -- -100.13 Report
Other Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Change Report
  Daily Drop 13.63 13.67 13.53 13.54 13.66 0.12 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 232.21 232.09 232.73 232.31 232.35 0.04 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 247.12 246.71 244.92 243.70 243.35 -0.35 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 114,000 112,000 113,000 109,000 2,000 -107,000 Report