Choice boxed beef prices continue to rise this week, hitting $261.18 on Wednesday. This 48 cent jump brought the 27-day average price of choice boxed beef to $254.47. Unfortunately, select boxed beef did not fare so well, falling 57 cents on Wednesday to $250.39.

Choice primal rib had a large fall of $3.45 on Wednesday, hitting $385.49. Choice primal brisket also saw a drop of 95 cents, bringing the 27-day average price to $194.56. Choice primal chuck saw the largest increase, jumping to $208.76 on Wednesday from $206.22 on Tuesday.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 

 

 
Boxed Beef Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
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Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 261.02 257.69 258.71 260.70 261.18 0.48 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 251.61 251.45 252.56 250.96 250.39 -0.57 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 9.41 6.25 6.15 9.73 10.79 1.06 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Change Report
  Rib 392.17 381.39 382.53 388.94 385.49 -3.45 Report
  Chuck 208.35 206.09 205.89 206.22 208.76 2.54 Report
  Round 219.16 216.74 217.04 218.87 218.06 -0.81 Report
  Loin 368.58 363.24 366.98 370.71 372.25 1.54 Report
  Brisket 189.98 190.67 189.80 185.62 184.67 -0.95 Report
  Short Plate 181.39 183.71 185.14 186.57 187.02 0.45 Report
  Flank 148.10 149.66 150.52 152.31 152.07 -0.24 Report
Loads Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Change Report
  Total 102.00 94.00 68.00 83.00 97.00 14.00 Report
  Choice 66.57 44.25 42.60 43.21 54.73 11.52 Report
  Select 16.97 24.63 9.79 23.15 16.72 -6.43 Report
  Trimmings 8.75 7.63 0.00 4.69 2.56 -2.13 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 160.80 157.80 155.35 156.30 -- 0.95 Report
  BBLC Spread 100.22 99.89 103.36 104.40 -- -104.40 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Wed
Apr 15
Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 67.26 66.54 66.63 68.09 68.84 0.75 Report
  BBPC Spread 194.48 191.06 190.62 191.86 -- -191.86 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
Apr 15
Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 153.43 153.43 152.11 151.21 154.35 3.14 Report
  BBCB Spread 107.59 105.58 107.50 106.35 -- -106.35 Report
Other Wed
Apr 15
Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Change Report
  Daily Drop 13.91 13.73 13.78 13.78 13.85 0.07 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 232.08 234.30 233.77 233.42 235.23 1.81 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 246.24 246.10 244.58 243.83 244.06 0.23 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 110,000 102,000 100,000 110,000 110,000 0 Report