Choice boxed beef dropped hard on Friday from $231.98 on Thursday to $227.19 on Friday. The $4.79 fall brought the 27-day average price to $241.14. Select boxed beef prices fell $2.61 to hit $219.73, bringing the 27-day average price to $231.21.

Choice primal rib dropped $9.67 to $313.19 on Friday, while choice primal loin fell $8.55 to $315.22. Choice primal short plate and choice primal rib also saw large falls at $5.28 and $4.08, respectively.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Mon
Sep 14
Tue
Sep 15
Wed
Sep 16
Thu
Sep 17
Fri
Sep 18
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 234.86 234.98 233.74 231.98 227.19 -4.79 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 226.51 225.47 226.13 222.34 219.73 -2.61 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 8.35 9.51 7.61 9.64 7.46 -2.18 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
Sep 14
Tue
Sep 15
Wed
Sep 16
Thu
Sep 17
Fri
Sep 18
Change Report
  Rib 329.92 331.55 323.65 322.86 313.19 -9.67 Report
  Chuck 198.40 195.84 195.50 192.10 190.70 -1.40 Report
  Round 209.24 208.95 209.33 209.57 205.49 -4.08 Report
  Loin 324.29 327.73 325.84 323.77 315.22 -8.55 Report
  Brisket 168.40 165.31 165.69 162.48 160.42 -2.06 Report
  Short Plate 146.01 149.34 148.62 147.83 142.55 -5.28 Report
  Flank 120.75 119.06 122.39 120.32 118.49 -1.83 Report
Loads Mon
Sep 14
Tue
Sep 15
Wed
Sep 16
Thu
Sep 17
Fri
Sep 18
Change Report
  Total 112.00 105.00 94.00 85.00 96.00 11.00 Report
  Choice 50.46 61.38 40.69 36.28 40.32 4.04 Report
  Select 14.46 15.29 21.65 28.01 12.41 -15.60 Report
  Trimmings 29.11 11.34 17.22 2.07 29.24 27.17 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
Sep 14
Tue
Sep 15
Wed
Sep 16
Thu
Sep 17
Fri
Sep 18
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 141.48 140.60 137.60 136.85 -- -0.75 Report
  BBLC Spread 93.38 94.38 96.14 95.13 -- -95.13 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Sep 11
Mon
Sep 14
Tue
Sep 15
Wed
Sep 16
Thu
Sep 17
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 84.37 85.66 84.24 84.04 82.78 -1.26 Report
  BBPC Spread 149.20 150.74 149.70 149.20 -- -149.20 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
Sep 11
Mon
Sep 14
Tue
Sep 15
Wed
Sep 16
Thu
Sep 17
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 135.92 131.97 130.77 130.04 127.82 -2.22 Report
  BBCB Spread 102.89 104.21 103.70 104.16 -- -104.16 Report
Other Fri
Sep 11
Mon
Sep 14
Tue
Sep 15
Wed
Sep 16
Thu
Sep 17
Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.30 12.34 12.41 12.39 12.27 -0.12 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 220.01 219.29 217.90 218.84 218.37 -0.47 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 216.64 215.43 213.72 213.55 211.09 -2.46 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 114,000 113,000 112,000 111,000 113,000 2,000 Report