Choice boxed beef saw it's first increase this week, rising 32 cents to hit $252.78. The 27-day average price is now at $252.01. Select boxed beef jumped from $249.10 on Tuesday to $249.52 on Wednesday. The 42-cent incrase brought the 27-day average price to $244.90.

Chioce primal short plate dropped drastically on Wednesday, falling from $181.98 on Tuesday to $177.37. The $4.61 drop brougth the 27-day average price to $181.04. Choice primal loin fared much better with a $3.84 increase, with the price settling at $340.70.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Thu
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Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 255.84 254.53 252.60 252.46 252.78 0.32 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 251.51 249.68 249.34 249.10 249.52 0.42 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 4.33 4.85 3.26 3.36 3.26 -0.10 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
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Jul 01
Change Report
  Rib 357.15 352.89 349.85 353.33 352.37 -0.96 Report
  Chuck 216.23 215.01 213.74 213.36 212.04 -1.32 Report
  Round 232.45 230.93 230.05 227.68 229.45 1.77 Report
  Loin 340.10 340.21 337.05 336.86 340.70 3.84 Report
  Brisket 178.06 176.75 173.89 173.24 171.88 -1.36 Report
  Short Plate 182.17 180.69 179.66 181.98 177.37 -4.61 Report
  Flank 150.95 151.45 147.70 148.29 148.21 -0.08 Report
Loads Thu
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Jul 01
Change Report
  Total 52.00 57.00 64.00 74.00 98.00 24.00 Report
  Choice 26.01 34.76 38.45 36.93 43.63 6.70 Report
  Select 12.72 12.83 11.02 11.96 22.67 10.71 Report
  Trimmings 6.71 3.13 5.56 14.91 16.54 1.63 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
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Jul 01
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  CME Live Cattle 148.50 148.40 149.68 148.08 -- -1.60 Report
  BBLC Spread 107.34 106.13 102.92 104.38 -- -104.38 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Wed
Jun 24
Thu
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Jun 30
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 83.57 82.63 82.35 82.21 81.83 -0.38 Report
  BBPC Spread 173.21 172.18 170.39 170.63 -- -170.63 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
Jun 24
Thu
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Jun 30
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 147.50 142.84 143.19 143.26 143.18 -0.08 Report
  BBCB Spread 113.00 111.34 109.34 109.28 -- -109.28 Report
Other Wed
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Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.23 12.20 12.30 12.31 12.27 -0.04 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 228.72 228.83 229.73 229.01 229.07 0.06 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 232.77 234.25 232.46 0.00 231.63 231.63 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 104,000 112,000 111,000 113,000 114,000 1,000 Report