Choice boxed beef increased 52 cents on Thursday to hit $247.65. The jump brought the 27-day average price to $237.18. Select boxed beef dropped hard from $237.42 on Wednesday to $235.91 on Thursday. The $1.51 fall brought the 27-day average price to $231.44.

Choice primal rib jumped $2.92 to $355.51 on Thursday. The 27-day average price is now at $329.34. Choice primal chuck dropped from $205.94 on Wednesday to $204.02 on Thursday, a $1.92 fall that brought the 27-day average price to $197.31.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 



 
Boxed Beef Fri
Aug 14
Mon
Aug 17
Tue
Aug 18
Wed
Aug 19
Thu
Aug 20
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 244.61 245.25 245.46 247.13 247.65 0.52 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 234.78 236.03 236.22 237.42 235.91 -1.51 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 9.83 9.22 9.24 9.71 11.74 2.03 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
Aug 14
Mon
Aug 17
Tue
Aug 18
Wed
Aug 19
Thu
Aug 20
Change Report
  Rib 341.66 344.80 343.24 352.59 355.51 2.92 Report
  Chuck 205.33 204.36 204.60 205.94 204.02 -1.92 Report
  Round 226.91 226.83 227.53 225.08 226.48 1.40 Report
  Loin 329.68 332.27 332.92 337.11 338.70 1.59 Report
  Brisket 168.83 169.40 168.46 168.95 170.36 1.41 Report
  Short Plate 154.16 155.07 155.73 153.81 153.76 -0.05 Report
  Flank 140.46 138.68 139.21 138.53 139.57 1.04 Report
Loads Fri
Aug 14
Mon
Aug 17
Tue
Aug 18
Wed
Aug 19
Thu
Aug 20
Change Report
  Total 58.00 74.00 77.00 78.00 57.00 -21.00 Report
  Choice 38.39 39.20 52.58 40.73 25.59 -15.14 Report
  Select 11.14 15.51 14.88 20.67 19.91 -0.76 Report
  Trimmings 0.00 1.60 0.84 3.86 5.37 1.51 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
Aug 14
Mon
Aug 17
Tue
Aug 18
Wed
Aug 19
Thu
Aug 20
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 148.45 147.90 147.20 145.25 -- -1.95 Report
  BBLC Spread 96.16 97.35 98.26 101.88 -- -101.88 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Aug 14
Mon
Aug 17
Tue
Aug 18
Wed
Aug 19
Thu
Aug 20
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 89.88 89.91 91.04 89.70 87.11 -2.59 Report
  BBPC Spread 154.73 155.34 154.42 157.43 160.54 3.11 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
Aug 13
Fri
Aug 14
Mon
Aug 17
Tue
Aug 18
Wed
Aug 19
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 142.75 141.54 143.54 147.38 142.64 -4.74 Report
  BBCB Spread 103.07 101.71 98.08 104.49 -- -104.49 Report
Other Thu
Aug 13
Fri
Aug 14
Mon
Aug 17
Tue
Aug 18
Wed
Aug 19
Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.51 12.50 12.55 12.47 12.46 -0.01 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 223.42 224.29 223.19 221.91 222.38 0.47 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 228.68 228.55 228.07 227.90 228.22 0.32 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 109,000 103,000 108,000 110,000 107,000 -3,000 Report