Choice boxed beef prices dropped from $242.42 on Monday to $241.78 on Tuesday. The 64-cent fall brought the 27-day average price to $240.18. Select boxed beef fell 23 cents to $232.32, bringing the 27-day average price to $232.42.

Choice primal rib saw the largest fall on Tuesday of $3.52 to hit $343.21, bringing the 27-day average price to $337.15. Choice primal loin also fell from $336.53 on Monday to $334.79 on Tuesday, a $1.74 fall. The largest increase was choice primal short plate with a 99-cent jump to $149.66.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 244.27 244.82 243.63 242.42 241.78 -0.64 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 234.50 233.53 232.83 232.55 232.32 -0.23 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 9.77 11.29 10.80 9.87 9.46 -0.41 Report
Primal Values: Choice Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Change Report
  Rib 350.48 353.26 350.76 346.73 343.21 -3.52 Report
  Chuck 201.63 202.12 199.03 200.70 200.55 -0.15 Report
  Round 219.73 219.81 218.83 216.72 217.19 0.47 Report
  Loin 336.98 338.30 339.33 336.53 334.79 -1.74 Report
  Brisket 170.37 168.88 168.33 168.89 168.86 -0.03 Report
  Short Plate 151.56 150.70 151.09 148.67 149.66 0.99 Report
  Flank 137.61 135.54 135.94 134.67 134.93 0.26 Report
Loads Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Change Report
  Total 97.00 67.00 58.00 63.00 84.00 21.00 Report
  Choice 46.33 38.72 23.37 40.91 49.21 8.30 Report
  Select 21.94 11.70 12.63 9.24 19.51 10.27 Report
  Trimmings 14.76 7.96 12.75 0.34 9.01 8.67 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 142.43 144.65 146.53 143.20 -- -3.33 Report
  BBLC Spread 101.84 100.17 97.10 99.22 -- -99.22 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 87.24 85.36 85.27 86.38 86.83 0.45 Report
  BBPC Spread 157.03 159.46 158.36 156.04 154.95 -1.09 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 145.40 146.06 145.93 142.33 143.30 0.97 Report
  BBCB Spread 98.21 98.89 101.30 99.12 -- -99.12 Report
Other Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.26 12.20 12.28 12.32 12.50 0.18 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 222.36 221.73 222.03 222.07 222.21 0.14 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 225.47 225.71 224.73 223.83 222.25 -1.58 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 109,000 108,000 109,000 105,000 109,000 4,000 Report