Choice boxed beef prices rose $1.83 on Thursday, hitting $262.69. The jump brought the 27-day average price to $258.90. Select boxed beef prices also leapt to $251.49 on Thursday from $249.13 on Wednesday. The select boxed beef 27-day average price is now at $248.83.

Choice primal rib saw the largest increase on Thursday of $2.37 to hit $387.97. Choice primal short plate, choice primal brisket and choice primal flank all fell on Thursday by 63 cents, 33 cents and 22 cents, respectively.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 

 

 
Boxed Beef Fri
May 08
Mon
May 11
Tue
May 12
Wed
May 13
Thu
May 14
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 258.20 259.12 260.85 262.69 264.52 1.83 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 246.84 248.35 248.30 249.13 251.49 2.36 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 11.35 10.77 12.56 13.55 13.03 -0.52 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
May 08
Mon
May 11
Tue
May 12
Wed
May 13
Thu
May 14
Change Report
  Rib 375.19 379.08 384.34 385.60 387.97 2.37 Report
  Chuck 200.35 200.48 200.22 201.62 203.90 2.28 Report
  Round 218.56 217.96 216.90 218.90 221.03 2.13 Report
  Loin 379.23 382.66 387.37 390.00 392.26 2.26 Report
  Brisket 178.16 176.10 179.39 181.99 181.66 -0.33 Report
  Short Plate 181.53 180.75 184.32 185.53 184.90 -0.63 Report
  Flank 145.95 145.99 146.87 148.54 148.32 -0.22 Report
Loads Fri
May 08
Mon
May 11
Tue
May 12
Wed
May 13
Thu
May 14
Change Report
  Total 70.00 77.00 83.00 106.00 73.00 -33.00 Report
  Choice 35.56 41.63 40.91 56.23 46.00 -10.23 Report
  Select 12.52 17.25 19.46 22.10 14.60 -7.50 Report
  Trimmings 0.76 6.10 8.80 6.31 4.42 -1.89 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
May 08
Mon
May 11
Tue
May 12
Wed
May 13
Thu
May 14
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 151.50 150.25 151.48 151.98 -- 0.50 Report
  BBLC Spread 106.70 108.87 109.37 110.71 -- -110.71 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Thu
May 07
Fri
May 08
Mon
May 11
Tue
May 12
Wed
May 13
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 78.68 79.05 80.82 82.29 82.99 0.70 Report
  BBPC Spread 179.15 178.30 178.56 179.70 -- -179.70 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
May 07
Fri
May 08
Mon
May 11
Tue
May 12
Wed
May 13
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 167.11 166.89 166.82 166.19 167.06 0.87 Report
  BBCB Spread 91.31 92.30 94.66 95.63 -- -95.63 Report
Other Thu
May 07
Fri
May 08
Mon
May 11
Tue
May 12
Wed
May 13
Change Report
  Daily Drop 13.78 13.43 13.47 13.58 13.60 0.02 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 233.15 234.06 233.43 233.26 232.83 -0.43 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 242.12 242.80 244.73 245.33 246.46 1.13 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 115,000 115,000 113,000 114,000 112,000 -2,000 Report