Choice boxed beef prices are up another $1.65 today, hitting $250.52. After a slight price drop on Friday, choice boxed beef prices are back on the rise. The higher price today has brought the 27-day average to $248.81. Select boxed beef rose 74 cents, continuing its constant rise over the last week.

Choice primal rib and choice flank prices both saw pretty significant increases today. Choice flank saw a $3.03 increase, hitting $132.45 from yesterday's $129.42. The 27-day after price for choice flank is now $124.52. Choice primal rib rose to $334.65 from $331.78 yesterday, seeing a $2.87 increase.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Wed
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Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 246.86 248.70 248.00 248.87 250.52 1.65 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 236.58 238.74 238.97 240.10 240.84 0.74 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 10.27 9.96 9.04 8.77 9.68 0.91 Report
Primal Values: Choice Wed
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Thu
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Change Report
  Rib 342.15 342.25 334.63 331.78 334.65 2.87 Report
  Chuck 220.16 222.60 222.65 219.57 221.63 2.06 Report
  Round 238.42 239.10 238.55 240.47 240.18 -0.29 Report
  Loin 291.79 295.00 296.18 302.38 304.78 2.40 Report
  Brisket 218.91 221.53 220.66 223.10 225.50 2.40 Report
  Short Plate 171.54 173.37 173.92 177.15 177.78 0.63 Report
  Flank 127.51 128.08 129.20 129.42 132.45 3.03 Report
Loads Wed
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Thu
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Fri
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Mon
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Tue
Jan 06
Change Report
  Total 83.00 94.00 68.00 91.00 84.00 -7.00 Report
  Choice 35.92 41.45 41.96 55.04 46.16 -8.88 Report
  Select 21.32 30.14 10.68 15.59 28.17 12.58 Report
  Trimmings 6.75 8.83 2.02 3.93 0.00 -3.93 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Wed
Dec 31
Thu
Jan 01
Fri
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Mon
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Tue
Jan 06
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 163.55 163.55 165.68 166.23 166.03 -0.20 Report
  BBLC Spread 83.31 85.15 82.32 82.64 84.49 1.85 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Wed
Dec 31
Thu
Jan 01
Fri
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Mon
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Tue
Jan 06
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 86.80 84.34 83.77 83.91 82.43 -1.48 Report
  BBPC Spread 160.06 164.36 164.23 164.96 168.09 3.13 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
Dec 31
Thu
Jan 01
Fri
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Mon
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Tue
Jan 06
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 128.04 125.71 128.57 128.12 125.72 -2.40 Report
  BBCB Spread 118.82 122.99 119.43 120.75 124.80 4.05 Report
Other Wed
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Change Report
  Daily Drop 15.73 15.49 15.49 15.44 15.45 0.01 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 235.41 237.64 236.35 236.49 236.37 -0.12 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 237.35 238.40 239.58 241.37 242.02 0.65 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 116,000 91,000 0 106,000 112,000 6,000 Report