Choice boxed beef prices fell $2.88 to hit $244.77 on Friday, bringing the 27-day average price to $237.47. Select boxed beef prices fell from $235.91 on Thursday to $234.82 on Friday. The $1.09 fall brought the 27-day average price to $231.43.

Choice primal chuck saw a huge drop on Friday, dropping $5.24 to hit $198.78. The 27-day average now rests at $197.29. Choice primal rib also dropped $3.10, with choice primal round falling $2.77.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 



 
Boxed Beef Mon
Aug 17
Tue
Aug 18
Wed
Aug 19
Thu
Aug 20
Fri
Aug 21
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 245.25 245.46 247.13 247.65 244.77 -2.88 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 236.03 236.22 237.42 235.91 234.82 -1.09 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 9.22 9.24 9.71 11.74 9.95 -1.79 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
Aug 17
Tue
Aug 18
Wed
Aug 19
Thu
Aug 20
Fri
Aug 21
Change Report
  Rib 344.80 343.24 352.59 355.51 352.41 -3.10 Report
  Chuck 204.36 204.60 205.94 204.02 198.78 -5.24 Report
  Round 226.83 227.53 225.08 226.48 223.71 -2.77 Report
  Loin 332.27 332.92 337.11 338.70 337.18 -1.52 Report
  Brisket 169.40 168.46 168.95 170.36 169.94 -0.42 Report
  Short Plate 155.07 155.73 153.81 153.76 154.10 0.34 Report
  Flank 138.68 139.21 138.53 139.57 138.74 -0.83 Report
Loads Mon
Aug 17
Tue
Aug 18
Wed
Aug 19
Thu
Aug 20
Fri
Aug 21
Change Report
  Total 74.00 77.00 78.00 57.00 78.00 21.00 Report
  Choice 39.20 52.58 40.73 25.59 47.31 21.72 Report
  Select 15.51 14.88 20.67 19.91 18.98 -0.93 Report
  Trimmings 1.60 0.84 3.86 5.37 0.26 -5.11 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
Aug 17
Tue
Aug 18
Wed
Aug 19
Thu
Aug 20
Fri
Aug 21
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 147.90 147.20 145.25 146.48 -- 1.23 Report
  BBLC Spread 97.35 98.26 101.88 101.17 -- -101.17 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Mon
Aug 17
Tue
Aug 18
Wed
Aug 19
Thu
Aug 20
Fri
Aug 21
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 89.91 91.04 89.70 87.11 87.36 0.25 Report
  BBPC Spread 155.34 154.42 157.43 160.54 157.41 -3.13 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
Aug 14
Mon
Aug 17
Tue
Aug 18
Wed
Aug 19
Thu
Aug 20
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 141.54 143.54 147.38 142.64 148.21 5.57 Report
  BBCB Spread 101.71 98.08 104.49 99.44 -- -99.44 Report
Other Fri
Aug 14
Mon
Aug 17
Tue
Aug 18
Wed
Aug 19
Thu
Aug 20
Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.50 12.55 12.47 12.46 12.44 -0.02 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 224.29 223.19 221.91 222.38 221.69 -0.69 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 228.55 228.07 227.90 228.22 227.03 -1.19 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 108,000 110,000 107,000 107,000 105,000 -2,000 Report