Choice boxed beef had a reversal on Thursday after a few good days, falling $2.89 to hit $234.22. The 27-day average price now sits at $247.42. Select boxed beef prices dropped from $235.03 on Wednesday to $232.76 on Thursday. The $2.27 fall brought the 27-day average price to $242.97.

Choice primal rib plummeted on Thursday, falling a huge $18.12 to hit $317.27 on Thursday. The major drop brought the 27-day average price to $348.43. Choice primal short plate saw the next largest fall of $2.31, followed by choice primal loin at $2.08. The smallest fall was choice primal round with an 8-cent drop.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 



 
Boxed Beef Fri
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Mon
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Tue
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Jul 15
Thu
Jul 16
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 239.03 236.20 236.63 237.11 234.22 -2.89 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 236.04 232.68 234.28 235.03 232.76 -2.27 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 2.99 3.52 2.35 2.08 1.46 -0.62 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
Jul 10
Mon
Jul 13
Tue
Jul 14
Wed
Jul 15
Thu
Jul 16
Change Report
  Rib 330.33 336.89 336.06 335.39 317.27 -18.12 Report
  Chuck 201.69 196.09 195.54 199.30 198.93 -0.37 Report
  Round 215.92 215.16 215.01 215.04 214.96 -0.08 Report
  Loin 321.01 314.29 317.17 313.52 311.44 -2.08 Report
  Brisket 166.39 166.90 165.74 166.49 165.06 -1.43 Report
  Short Plate 169.13 164.69 167.01 169.82 167.51 -2.31 Report
  Flank 145.22 144.32 144.23 143.60 143.09 -0.51 Report
Loads Fri
Jul 10
Mon
Jul 13
Tue
Jul 14
Wed
Jul 15
Thu
Jul 16
Change Report
  Total 121.00 89.00 52.00 132.00 110.00 -22.00 Report
  Choice 55.80 53.43 22.68 65.87 46.31 -19.56 Report
  Select 30.29 13.48 11.92 26.35 19.10 -7.25 Report
  Trimmings 27.45 0.39 7.38 7.79 9.76 1.97 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
Jul 10
Mon
Jul 13
Tue
Jul 14
Wed
Jul 15
Thu
Jul 16
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 147.48 146.60 147.15 147.03 -- -0.12 Report
  BBLC Spread 91.55 89.60 89.48 90.08 -- -90.08 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Thu
Jul 09
Fri
Jul 10
Mon
Jul 13
Tue
Jul 14
Wed
Jul 15
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 80.55 80.80 81.64 82.30 82.41 0.11 Report
  BBPC Spread 158.23 154.56 154.33 154.70 -- -154.70 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
Jul 09
Fri
Jul 10
Mon
Jul 13
Tue
Jul 14
Wed
Jul 15
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 141.12 141.09 135.17 135.06 141.69 6.63 Report
  BBCB Spread 97.94 101.03 101.57 95.42 -- -95.42 Report
Other Thu
Jul 09
Fri
Jul 10
Mon
Jul 13
Tue
Jul 14
Wed
Jul 15
Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.27 12.08 12.06 12.20 12.23 0.03 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 228.64 228.02 228.39 229.57 226.02 -3.55 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 226.50 225.65 224.63 224.54 223.97 -0.57 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 111,000 108,000 110,000 112,000 104,000 -8,000 Report