Choice boxed beef prices saw a large fall from $260.18 on Thursday to hit $255.11 on Friday. The $5.07 drop brought the 27-day average price to $259.98. Select boxed beef fell by $4.91 on Friday to hit $4.91. The 27-day average price is now at $248.16.

Choice primal loin saw a huge drop on Friday, falling $9.16 to $369.81. Choice primal brisket was not far behind with an $8.88 decrease to $175.31. Choice primal flank saw the smallest drop, falling only $1.15 on Friday.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 



 
Boxed Beef Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Thu
May 28
Fri
May 29
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 260.80 260.50 260.76 260.18 255.11 -5.07 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 248.00 248.75 250.10 248.48 243.57 -4.91 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 12.80 11.76 10.66 11.70 11.54 -0.16 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Thu
May 28
Fri
May 29
Change Report
  Rib 383.96 386.59 382.18 378.87 376.09 -2.78 Report
  Chuck 202.71 199.84 202.39 202.38 198.56 -3.82 Report
  Round 217.15 219.98 219.79 219.62 215.10 -4.52 Report
  Loin 383.53 380.94 379.52 378.97 369.81 -9.16 Report
  Brisket 180.71 181.93 184.18 184.19 175.31 -8.88 Report
  Short Plate 182.91 184.05 187.08 186.41 183.84 -2.57 Report
  Flank 148.26 149.10 149.85 149.94 148.79 -1.15 Report
Loads Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Thu
May 28
Fri
May 29
Change Report
  Total 83.00 68.00 116.00 88.00 90.00 2.00 Report
  Choice 37.09 34.99 57.71 44.67 50.15 5.48 Report
  Select 16.76 15.06 24.54 24.82 18.47 -6.35 Report
  Trimmings 6.83 11.41 9.47 9.94 8.06 -1.88 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Thu
May 28
Fri
May 29
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 152.13 151.80 152.48 153.50 -- 1.02 Report
  BBLC Spread 108.67 108.70 108.28 106.68 -- -106.68 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Thu
May 28
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 87.43 85.00 86.65 85.98 84.84 -1.14 Report
  BBPC Spread 175.80 173.85 174.78 175.34 -- -175.34 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Thu
May 28
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 162.81 160.18 160.37 160.31 158.39 -1.92 Report
  BBCB Spread 100.62 100.13 100.45 101.79 -- -101.79 Report
Other Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Wed
May 27
Thu
May 28
Change Report
  Daily Drop 13.53 13.54 13.66 13.58 13.64 0.06 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 232.73 232.31 232.35 232.48 231.36 -1.12 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 244.92 243.70 243.35 243.42 242.42 -1.00 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 113,000 109,000 2,000 117,000 116,000 -1,000 Report