Choice boxed beef prices saw an increase for a second day on Wednesday, climbing 48 cents to hit $237.11. The increase brought the 27-day average price to $247.80. Select boxed beef prices rose from $234.28 on Tuesday to $2235.03 on Wednesday. The 75-cent increase brought the 27-day average price to $243.09.

Choice primal chuck saw a large increase of $3.76 on Wednesday to hit $199.30. Choice primal short plate was not far behind, rising $2.81. Choice primal loin did not fair so well, falling $3.65 to $313.52 on Wednesday.

 
 
Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Thu
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Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 239.81 239.03 236.20 236.63 237.11 0.48 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 236.48 236.04 232.68 234.28 235.03 0.75 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 3.32 2.99 3.52 2.35 2.08 -0.27 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
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Change Report
  Rib 332.65 330.33 336.89 336.06 335.39 -0.67 Report
  Chuck 203.54 201.69 196.09 195.54 199.30 3.76 Report
  Round 216.26 215.92 215.16 215.01 215.04 0.03 Report
  Loin 320.79 321.01 314.29 317.17 313.52 -3.65 Report
  Brisket 166.26 166.39 166.90 165.74 166.49 0.75 Report
  Short Plate 168.67 169.13 164.69 167.01 169.82 2.81 Report
  Flank 144.59 145.22 144.32 144.23 143.60 -0.63 Report
Loads Thu
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Jul 15
Change Report
  Total 145.00 121.00 89.00 52.00 132.00 80.00 Report
  Choice 88.97 55.80 53.43 22.68 65.87 43.19 Report
  Select 23.94 30.29 13.48 11.92 26.35 14.43 Report
  Trimmings 21.33 27.45 0.39 7.38 7.79 0.41 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
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Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 148.48 147.48 146.60 147.15 -- 0.55 Report
  BBLC Spread 91.33 91.55 89.60 89.48 -- -89.48 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Wed
Jul 08
Thu
Jul 09
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Change Report
  Pork Carcass 81.51 80.55 80.80 81.64 82.30 0.66 Report
  BBPC Spread 159.26 158.23 154.56 154.33 -- -154.33 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
Jul 08
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Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 143.68 141.12 141.09 135.17 135.06 -0.11 Report
  BBCB Spread 98.69 97.94 101.03 101.57 -- -101.57 Report
Other Wed
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Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.27 12.27 12.08 12.06 12.20 0.14 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 228.60 228.64 228.02 228.39 229.57 1.18 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 227.50 226.50 225.65 224.63 224.54 -0.09 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 109,000 111,000 108,000 110,000 112,000 2,000 Report