Choice boxed beef prices were down on Thursday by 91 cents, hitting $260.27. The drop brought the 27-day average price to $254.93. Select boxed beef saw the reverse, raising to $251.19 on Thursday. This 80 cent jump brought the 27-day average price to $249.38.

Choice primal rib jumped back up to $388.66 on Thursday, a $3.17 change. Choice primal brisket also saw a $1.26 rise to hit $185.93. Choice primal loin did not do so well, dropping $3.11 on Thursday to hit $369.14, making the 27-day average $349.57.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 

 

 
Boxed Beef Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 257.69 258.71 260.70 261.18 260.27 -0.91 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 251.45 252.56 250.96 250.39 251.19 0.80 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 6.25 6.15 9.73 10.79 9.09 -1.70 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Change Report
  Rib 381.39 382.53 388.94 385.49 388.66 3.17 Report
  Chuck 206.09 205.89 206.22 208.76 206.41 -2.35 Report
  Round 216.74 217.04 218.87 218.06 218.20 0.14 Report
  Loin 363.24 366.98 370.71 372.25 369.14 -3.11 Report
  Brisket 190.67 189.80 185.62 184.67 185.93 1.26 Report
  Short Plate 183.71 185.14 186.57 187.02 186.48 -0.54 Report
  Flank 149.66 150.52 152.31 152.07 153.00 0.93 Report
Loads Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Change Report
  Total 94.00 68.00 83.00 97.00 68.00 -29.00 Report
  Choice 44.25 42.60 43.21 54.73 38.48 -16.25 Report
  Select 24.63 9.79 23.15 16.72 22.27 5.55 Report
  Trimmings 7.63 0.00 4.69 2.56 0.54 -2.02 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 157.80 155.35 156.30 156.30 -- 0.00 Report
  BBLC Spread 99.89 103.36 104.40 104.88 -- -104.88 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 66.63 68.09 68.84 67.51 71.16 3.65 Report
  BBPC Spread 191.06 190.62 191.86 193.67 189.11 -4.56 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 153.43 152.11 151.21 154.35 154.18 -0.17 Report
  BBCB Spread 105.58 107.50 106.35 107.00 -- -107.00 Report
Other Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Change Report
  Daily Drop 13.73 13.78 13.78 13.85 13.81 -0.04 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 234.30 233.77 233.42 235.23 232.59 -2.64 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 246.10 244.58 243.83 244.06 244.16 0.10 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 102,000 100,000 110,000 110,000 110,000 0 Report