Choice boxed beef fell 82 cents on Wednesday, dropping to $240.96. The 27-day average price is now at $240.51. Select boxed beef prices dropped from $232.32 on Tusday to $230.54 on Wednesday, a $1.78 fall that brought the 27-day average price to $232.48.

Choice primal chuck fell $2.15 on Wednesday to $198.40, while choice primal flank fell $1.50. Choice primal rib continues to fall, though not as drastically, dropping 91 cents to $342.30. Choice primal loin was the only cut to increase, jumping $1.22 to $336.01.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 

 

 
Boxed Beef Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
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Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 244.82 243.63 242.42 241.78 240.96 -0.82 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 233.53 232.83 232.55 232.32 230.54 -1.78 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 11.29 10.80 9.87 9.46 10.42 0.96 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Change Report
  Rib 353.26 350.76 346.73 343.21 342.30 -0.91 Report
  Chuck 202.12 199.03 200.70 200.55 198.40 -2.15 Report
  Round 219.81 218.83 216.72 217.19 216.34 -0.85 Report
  Loin 338.30 339.33 336.53 334.79 336.01 1.22 Report
  Brisket 168.88 168.33 168.89 168.86 168.41 -0.45 Report
  Short Plate 150.70 151.09 148.67 149.66 148.56 -1.10 Report
  Flank 135.54 135.94 134.67 134.93 133.43 -1.50 Report
Loads Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Change Report
  Total 67.00 58.00 63.00 84.00 108.00 24.00 Report
  Choice 38.72 23.37 40.91 49.21 49.65 0.44 Report
  Select 11.70 12.63 9.24 19.51 19.57 0.06 Report
  Trimmings 7.96 12.75 0.34 9.01 16.45 7.44 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 144.65 146.53 143.20 141.33 -- -1.87 Report
  BBLC Spread 100.17 97.10 99.22 100.45 -- -100.45 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 87.24 85.36 85.27 86.38 86.83 0.45 Report
  BBPC Spread 159.46 158.36 156.04 154.95 -- -154.95 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 146.06 145.93 142.33 143.30 144.46 1.16 Report
  BBCB Spread 98.89 101.30 99.12 97.32 -- -97.32 Report
Other Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.20 12.28 12.32 12.50 12.49 -0.01 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 221.73 222.03 222.07 222.21 222.15 -0.06 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 225.71 224.73 223.83 222.25 221.73 -0.52 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 108,000 109,000 105,000 109,000 110,000 1,000 Report