Choice boxed beef increased 55 cents on Thursday to hit $244.82, bringing the 27-day average price to $239.05. Select boxed beef did not fare so well, dropping from $234.50 on Wednesday to $233.53 on Thursday. The 97-cent drop brought the 27-day average price to $231.98.

Choice primal rib saw the largest increase Thursday of $2.78 to hit $353.26, while choice primal loin was close behind with a $1.32 increase. Choice primal flank had quite a drop of $2.07 on Thursday.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 



 
Boxed Beef Fri
Aug 21
Mon
Aug 24
Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 244.77 244.90 244.46 244.27 244.82 0.55 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 234.82 234.76 234.58 234.50 233.53 -0.97 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 9.95 10.14 9.88 9.77 11.29 1.52 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
Aug 21
Mon
Aug 24
Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Change Report
  Rib 352.41 351.26 351.14 350.48 353.26 2.78 Report
  Chuck 198.78 201.10 203.39 201.63 202.12 0.49 Report
  Round 223.71 221.27 216.96 219.73 219.81 0.08 Report
  Loin 337.18 337.76 338.31 336.98 338.30 1.32 Report
  Brisket 169.94 169.45 169.79 170.37 168.88 -1.49 Report
  Short Plate 154.10 154.50 150.91 151.56 150.70 -0.86 Report
  Flank 138.74 138.54 138.11 137.61 135.54 -2.07 Report
Loads Fri
Aug 21
Mon
Aug 24
Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Change Report
  Total 78.00 59.00 66.00 97.00 67.00 -30.00 Report
  Choice 47.31 39.62 32.24 46.33 38.72 -7.61 Report
  Select 18.98 10.34 13.21 21.94 11.70 -10.24 Report
  Trimmings 0.26 1.63 4.25 14.76 7.96 -6.80 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
Aug 21
Mon
Aug 24
Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 145.43 143.85 143.68 142.43 -- -1.25 Report
  BBLC Spread 99.34 101.05 100.78 101.84 -- -101.84 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Aug 21
Mon
Aug 24
Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 87.36 88.07 90.03 87.24 85.36 -1.88 Report
  BBPC Spread 157.41 156.83 154.43 157.03 159.46 2.43 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
Aug 20
Fri
Aug 21
Mon
Aug 24
Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 148.21 143.42 143.46 145.40 146.06 0.66 Report
  BBCB Spread 101.35 101.44 99.06 98.21 -- -98.21 Report
Other Thu
Aug 20
Fri
Aug 21
Mon
Aug 24
Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.44 12.44 12.32 12.26 12.20 -0.06 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 221.69 222.54 222.64 222.36 221.73 -0.63 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 227.03 225.98 225.65 225.47 225.71 0.24 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 107,000 105,000 109,000 109,000 108,000 -1,000 Report