Boxed beef prices continue to fall, though not as drastically as earlier this week. Choice boxed beef prices fell 78 cents to hit $239.03 on Friday. The 27-day average price is now at $249.11. Select boxed beef prices dropped from $236.48 on Thursday to $236.04 on Friday. The 44-cent decrease brought the 27-day average price to $243.78.

Choice primal beef dropped farther on Friday, falling $2.32 to hit $330.33. Choice primal chuck was close behind witha  $1.85 fall. Choice primal flank saw the largest increase of 63 to hit $145.22, bringing the 27-day average price to $148.24.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Mon
Jul 06
Tue
Jul 07
Wed
Jul 08
Thu
Jul 09
Fri
Jul 10
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 247.96 246.66 243.00 239.81 239.03 -0.78 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 245.26 241.68 240.43 236.48 236.04 -0.44 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 2.70 4.99 2.57 3.32 2.99 -0.33 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
Jul 06
Tue
Jul 07
Wed
Jul 08
Thu
Jul 09
Fri
Jul 10
Change Report
  Rib 350.19 344.02 346.14 332.65 330.33 -2.32 Report
  Chuck 209.32 206.16 202.29 203.54 201.69 -1.85 Report
  Round 224.41 223.43 220.67 216.26 215.92 -0.34 Report
  Loin 328.10 331.36 323.40 320.79 321.01 0.22 Report
  Brisket 173.03 170.77 169.04 166.26 166.39 0.13 Report
  Short Plate 177.57 176.68 172.89 168.67 169.13 0.46 Report
  Flank 147.29 148.63 145.66 144.59 145.22 0.63 Report
Loads Mon
Jul 06
Tue
Jul 07
Wed
Jul 08
Thu
Jul 09
Fri
Jul 10
Change Report
  Total 74.00 69.00 88.00 145.00 121.00 -24.00 Report
  Choice 35.55 28.31 38.28 88.97 55.80 -33.17 Report
  Select 19.57 24.85 19.16 23.94 30.29 6.35 Report
  Trimmings 2.14 0.00 14.15 21.33 27.45 6.12 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
Jul 06
Tue
Jul 07
Wed
Jul 08
Thu
Jul 09
Fri
Jul 10
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 150.50 151.08 149.00 148.48 -- -0.52 Report
  BBLC Spread 97.46 95.58 94.00 91.33 -- -91.33 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Jul 03
Mon
Jul 06
Tue
Jul 07
Wed
Jul 08
Thu
Jul 09
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 80.48 82.60 82.00 81.51 80.55 -0.96 Report
  BBPC Spread 165.36 164.66 161.49 159.26 -- -159.26 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
Jul 03
Mon
Jul 06
Tue
Jul 07
Wed
Jul 08
Thu
Jul 09
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 143.13 142.65 140.74 143.68 141.12 -2.56 Report
  BBCB Spread 105.31 105.92 99.32 98.69 -- -98.69 Report
Other Fri
Jul 03
Mon
Jul 06
Tue
Jul 07
Wed
Jul 08
Thu
Jul 09
Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.36 12.33 12.35 12.27 12.27 0.00 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 229.38 229.62 229.49 228.60 228.64 0.04 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 230.83 229.90 228.76 227.50 226.50 -1.00 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 113,000 70,000 110,000 109,000 111,000 2,000 Report