Choice boxed beef had a substantial increase on Thursday of $1.02 to hit $233.69. The jump brought the 27-day average price to $241.47. Select boxed beef prices also saw an increase from $229.14 on Wednesday to $229.30 on Thursday. The 16-cent raise brought the 27-day average price to $237.89.

Choice primal chuck saw the largest increase on Thursday of $2.95 to hit $195.79. Choice primal round was close behind with a $1.41 jump. Choice primal rib dropped a dollar to hit $320.14, bringing the 27-day average price to $336.38.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Fri
Jul 24
Mon
Jul 27
Tue
Jul 28
Wed
Jul 29
Thu
Jul 30
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 231.00 232.13 233.20 232.67 233.69 1.02 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 228.60 228.97 229.44 229.14 229.30 0.16 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 2.40 3.16 3.76 3.53 4.39 0.86 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
Jul 24
Mon
Jul 27
Tue
Jul 28
Wed
Jul 29
Thu
Jul 30
Change Report
  Rib 318.19 322.62 324.55 321.14 320.14 -1.00 Report
  Chuck 189.12 191.29 195.13 192.84 195.79 2.95 Report
  Round 218.24 219.25 219.68 219.60 221.01 1.41 Report
  Loin 308.53 307.86 305.77 309.41 309.27 -0.14 Report
  Brisket 165.61 165.72 165.54 165.49 164.92 -0.57 Report
  Short Plate 159.73 158.17 159.77 157.10 157.28 0.18 Report
  Flank 142.57 142.69 141.15 140.63 140.20 -0.43 Report
Loads Fri
Jul 24
Mon
Jul 27
Tue
Jul 28
Wed
Jul 29
Thu
Jul 30
Change Report
  Total 51.00 57.00 70.00 110.00 62.00 -48.00 Report
  Choice 31.13 30.16 35.44 62.75 31.66 -31.09 Report
  Select 11.10 12.56 14.87 23.19 13.20 -9.99 Report
  Trimmings 0.20 4.16 12.40 7.53 4.84 -2.69 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
Jul 24
Mon
Jul 27
Tue
Jul 28
Wed
Jul 29
Thu
Jul 30
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 143.03 143.35 143.35 143.35 -- 0.00 Report
  BBLC Spread 87.97 88.78 89.85 89.32 -- -89.32 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Thu
Jul 23
Fri
Jul 24
Mon
Jul 27
Tue
Jul 28
Wed
Jul 29
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 84.24 85.49 84.93 84.93 84.70 -0.23 Report
  BBPC Spread 145.51 147.20 148.27 147.97 -- -147.97 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
Jul 23
Fri
Jul 24
Mon
Jul 27
Tue
Jul 28
Wed
Jul 29
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 132.87 137.14 134.08 131.82 136.25 4.43 Report
  BBCB Spread 93.86 98.05 101.38 96.42 -- -96.42 Report
Other Thu
Jul 23
Fri
Jul 24
Mon
Jul 27
Tue
Jul 28
Wed
Jul 29
Change Report
  Daily Drop 11.80 11.58 11.57 11.63 11.67 0.04 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 226.12 224.76 224.05 223.40 222.31 -1.09 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 220.78 219.28 218.93 218.81 219.01 0.20 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 109,000 96,000 108,000 110,000 105,000 -5,000 Report