Choice boxed beef prices continue with large falls this week, dropping from $246.66 on Tuesday to $243 on Wednesday. The $3.66 fall brought the 27-day average price to $250.21. Select boxed beef prices had a smaller drop from Tuesday, falling only $1.25 on Wednesday to hit $240.43. The 27-day average price now rests at $244.34.

Most primal cuts saw significant losses except choice primal rib, which rose $2.12 to hit $346.14. Choice primal loin saw the largest drop of $7.96 to $323.40 on Wednesday. Choice primal chuck and choice primal short plate were close behind falling $3.87 and $3.79, respectively.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Thu
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Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 252.78 250.27 247.96 246.66 243.00 -3.66 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 249.52 248.42 245.26 241.68 240.43 -1.25 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 3.26 1.85 2.70 4.99 2.57 -2.42 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
Jul 02
Fri
Jul 03
Mon
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Jul 07
Wed
Jul 08
Change Report
  Rib 352.37 350.19 350.19 344.02 346.14 2.12 Report
  Chuck 212.04 212.50 209.32 206.16 202.29 -3.87 Report
  Round 229.45 226.10 224.41 223.43 220.67 -2.76 Report
  Loin 340.70 333.22 328.10 331.36 323.40 -7.96 Report
  Brisket 171.88 170.07 173.03 170.77 169.04 -1.73 Report
  Short Plate 177.37 178.17 177.57 176.68 172.89 -3.79 Report
  Flank 148.21 147.47 147.29 148.63 145.66 -2.97 Report
Loads Thu
Jul 02
Fri
Jul 03
Mon
Jul 06
Tue
Jul 07
Wed
Jul 08
Change Report
  Total 98.00 74.00 74.00 69.00 88.00 19.00 Report
  Choice 43.63 36.01 35.55 28.31 38.28 9.97 Report
  Select 22.67 14.86 19.57 24.85 19.16 -5.69 Report
  Trimmings 16.54 13.72 2.14 0.00 14.15 14.15 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
Jul 02
Fri
Jul 03
Mon
Jul 06
Tue
Jul 07
Wed
Jul 08
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 151.23 151.23 150.50 151.08 -- 0.58 Report
  BBLC Spread 101.55 99.04 97.46 95.58 -- -95.58 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Wed
Jul 01
Thu
Jul 02
Fri
Jul 03
Mon
Jul 06
Tue
Jul 07
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 81.83 81.53 80.48 82.60 82.00 -0.60 Report
  BBPC Spread 171.25 169.79 165.36 164.66 -- -164.66 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
Jul 01
Thu
Jul 02
Fri
Jul 03
Mon
Jul 06
Tue
Jul 07
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 143.18 142.69 143.13 142.65 140.74 -1.91 Report
  BBCB Spread 110.09 107.14 105.31 105.92 -- -105.92 Report
Other Wed
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Thu
Jul 02
Fri
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Mon
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Tue
Jul 07
Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.27 12.30 12.36 12.33 12.35 0.02 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 229.07 229.67 229.38 229.62 229.49 -0.13 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 231.63 0.00 230.83 229.90 228.76 -1.14 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 114,000 111,000 113,000 70,000 110,000 40,000 Report