Choice boxed beef prices fell again on Friday, dropping another $2.03. The dip brought the price to $261.13, after hitting the week-long high of $263.83 on Wednesday. Friday's dip brings the 27-day average to $249.62.

Choice primal rib prices also dropped Friday, seeing prices of $340.94. The $1.18 price decrease brings the 27-day average to $351.53.

Choice primal chuck took a big hit, falling $4.07 to $232.02. The 27-day average price is now $220.46.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Fri
Jan 16
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 258.35 260.39 263.83 263.16 261.13 -2.03 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 250.29 251.31 253.60 254.72 252.20 -2.52 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 8.06 9.08 10.23 8.45 8.93 0.48 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Fri
Jan 16
Change Report
  Rib 331.43 338.25 345.37 342.12 340.94 -1.18 Report
  Chuck 233.24 234.49 237.74 236.09 232.02 -4.07 Report
  Round 246.99 248.68 252.09 250.96 248.51 -2.45 Report
  Loin 313.84 315.33 318.23 319.44 320.58 1.14 Report
  Brisket 235.71 236.55 238.26 238.93 233.15 -5.78 Report
  Short Plate 186.18 187.05 188.29 189.58 188.29 -1.29 Report
  Flank 138.81 141.64 145.02 147.01 146.83 -0.18 Report
Loads Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Fri
Jan 16
Change Report
  Total 93.00 73.00 101.00 65.00 83.00 18.00 Report
  Choice 54.51 30.58 40.14 34.79 51.10 16.31 Report
  Select 11.32 17.34 25.82 15.38 13.31 -2.07 Report
  Trimmings 5.96 10.86 6.94 5.90 5.37 -0.53 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Fri
Jan 16
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 160.45 157.45 155.75 154.20 -- -1.55 Report
  BBLC Spread 97.90 102.94 108.08 108.96 -- -108.96 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 83.23 82.70 83.51 84.49 83.00 -1.49 Report
  BBPC Spread 175.65 176.88 179.34 180.16 -- -180.16 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 127.87 125.12 129.24 131.81 133.00 1.19 Report
  BBCB Spread 133.23 131.15 132.02 130.16 -- -130.16 Report
Other Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Change Report
  Daily Drop 15.34 15.53 15.38 15.34 15.36 0.02 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 237.79 237.04 238.35 238.35 238.77 0.42 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 248.37 249.10 250.69 251.18 248.93 -2.25 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 95,000 111,000 111,000 104,000 112,000 8,000 Report