Choice boxed beef is down 58 cents on Thursday to $260.18. The drop brought the 27-day average price to $260.19. Select boxed beef dropped much harder from $250.10 on Wednesday to $248.48 on Thursday. This $1.62 fall brought the 27-day average price to $248.43.

Choice primal rib fell  by $3.31 on Thursday to hit $378.87. Choice primal brisket and choice primal flank were the only cuts that saw increases on Thursday, rising one cent and nine cents, respectively.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 



 
Boxed Beef Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Thu
May 28
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 264.22 260.80 260.50 260.76 260.18 -0.58 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 250.57 248.00 248.75 250.10 248.48 -1.62 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 13.65 12.80 11.76 10.66 11.70 1.04 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Thu
May 28
Change Report
  Rib 386.24 383.96 386.59 382.18 378.87 -3.31 Report
  Chuck 201.93 202.71 199.84 202.39 202.38 -0.01 Report
  Round 220.38 217.15 219.98 219.79 219.62 -0.17 Report
  Loin 394.91 383.53 380.94 379.52 378.97 -0.55 Report
  Brisket 182.25 180.71 181.93 184.18 184.19 0.01 Report
  Short Plate 185.67 182.91 184.05 187.08 186.41 -0.67 Report
  Flank 147.76 148.26 149.10 149.85 149.94 0.09 Report
Loads Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Thu
May 28
Change Report
  Total 57.00 83.00 68.00 116.00 88.00 -28.00 Report
  Choice 22.56 37.09 34.99 57.71 44.67 -13.04 Report
  Select 15.76 16.76 15.06 24.54 24.82 0.28 Report
  Trimmings 8.07 6.83 11.41 9.47 9.94 0.47 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Thu
May 28
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 152.13 152.13 151.80 152.48 -- 0.68 Report
  BBLC Spread 112.09 108.67 108.70 108.28 -- -108.28 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Thu
May 28
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 87.43 85.00 86.65 85.98 84.84 -1.14 Report
  BBPC Spread 176.79 175.80 173.85 174.78 175.34 0.56 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 164.54 162.81 160.18 160.37 160.31 -0.06 Report
  BBCB Spread 101.41 100.62 100.13 100.45 -- -100.45 Report
Other Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Change Report
  Daily Drop 13.67 13.53 13.54 13.66 13.58 -0.08 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 232.09 232.73 232.31 232.35 232.48 0.13 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 246.71 244.92 243.70 243.35 243.42 0.07 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 113,000 109,000 2,000 117,000 116,000 -1,000 Report