Choice boxed beef prices saw a $3.42 decrease on Friday to hit $260.80. The drop brought the 27-day average price to $260.04. Select boxed beef saw a smaller fall from $250.57 on Thursday to $248 on Friday. The $2.57 drop brought the 27-day average price to $248.74.

Choice primal loin saw a sharp decline of $11.38 on Friday to hit $383.53. The 27-day average price is now at $379.06. The next largest drop was choice primal round falling $3.23.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 

 

 
Boxed Beef Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 262.96 266.77 265.80 264.22 260.80 -3.42 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 251.72 251.68 252.32 250.57 248.00 -2.57 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 11.24 15.09 13.48 13.65 12.80 -0.85 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Change Report
  Rib 384.83 384.15 383.87 386.24 383.96 -2.28 Report
  Chuck 200.64 207.73 205.38 201.93 202.71 0.78 Report
  Round 220.12 221.83 221.64 220.38 217.15 -3.23 Report
  Loin 391.39 396.69 395.91 394.91 383.53 -11.38 Report
  Brisket 180.83 183.71 182.58 182.25 180.71 -1.54 Report
  Short Plate 186.80 188.55 189.00 185.67 182.91 -2.76 Report
  Flank 149.99 150.40 150.06 147.76 148.26 0.50 Report
Loads Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Change Report
  Total 51.00 47.00 104.00 57.00 83.00 26.00 Report
  Choice 27.04 23.77 39.82 22.56 37.09 14.53 Report
  Select 9.45 15.71 31.98 15.76 16.76 1.00 Report
  Trimmings 5.97 0.34 6.61 8.07 6.83 -1.24 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 151.58 151.98 151.35 152.38 -- 1.03 Report
  BBLC Spread 111.38 114.79 114.45 111.84 -- -111.84 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 83.56 84.16 86.21 86.07 87.43 1.36 Report
  BBPC Spread 178.80 180.56 179.73 176.79 -- -176.79 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 165.94 164.99 164.29 164.54 162.81 -1.73 Report
  BBCB Spread 97.97 102.48 101.26 101.41 -- -101.41 Report
Other Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Change Report
  Daily Drop 13.55 13.56 13.63 13.67 13.53 -0.14 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 232.10 232.58 232.21 232.09 232.73 0.64 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 246.12 245.84 247.12 246.71 244.92 -1.79 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 111,000 114,000 114,000 112,000 113,000 1,000 Report