Choice boxed beef prices dropped over the weekend from $243.63 on Friday to $242.42 on Monday. The $1.21 fall brought the 27-day average price to $239.78. Select boxed beef also saw a 28-cent drop to hit $232.55, bringing the 27-day average price to $232.28.

Choice primal rib fell the most over the weekend from $350.76 to $346.74, a $4.03 fall that brought the 27-day average price to $336,23. Choice primal loin also fell $2.80. Chioce primal chuck and choice primal brisket were the only two cuts to not fall, jumping $1.67 and 56 cents, respectively.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 

 

 
Boxed Beef Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 244.46 244.27 244.82 243.63 242.42 -1.21 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 234.58 234.50 233.53 232.83 232.55 -0.28 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 9.88 9.77 11.29 10.80 9.87 -0.93 Report
Primal Values: Choice Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Change Report
  Rib 351.14 350.48 353.26 350.76 346.73 -4.03 Report
  Chuck 203.39 201.63 202.12 199.03 200.70 1.67 Report
  Round 216.96 219.73 219.81 218.83 216.72 -2.11 Report
  Loin 338.31 336.98 338.30 339.33 336.53 -2.80 Report
  Brisket 169.79 170.37 168.88 168.33 168.89 0.56 Report
  Short Plate 150.91 151.56 150.70 151.09 148.67 -2.42 Report
  Flank 138.11 137.61 135.54 135.94 134.67 -1.27 Report
Loads Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Change Report
  Total 66.00 97.00 67.00 58.00 63.00 5.00 Report
  Choice 32.24 46.33 38.72 23.37 40.91 17.54 Report
  Select 13.21 21.94 11.70 12.63 9.24 -3.39 Report
  Trimmings 4.25 14.76 7.96 12.75 0.34 -12.41 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 143.68 142.43 144.65 146.53 -- 1.88 Report
  BBLC Spread 100.78 101.84 100.17 97.10 -- -97.10 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 90.03 87.24 85.36 85.27 86.38 1.11 Report
  BBPC Spread 154.43 157.03 159.46 158.36 156.04 -2.32 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Mon
Aug 24
Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 143.46 145.40 146.06 145.93 142.33 -3.60 Report
  BBCB Spread 99.06 98.21 98.89 101.30 -- -101.30 Report
Other Mon
Aug 24
Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.32 12.26 12.20 12.28 12.32 0.04 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 222.64 222.36 221.73 222.03 222.07 0.04 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 225.65 225.47 225.71 224.73 223.83 -0.90 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 109,000 109,000 108,000 109,000 105,000 -4,000 Report