Choice boxed beef prices dropped 30 cents on Tuesday to hit $260.50, bringing the 27-day average price to $260.02.  Select boxed beef prices are up to $248.75. The 75 cent increase brought the 27-day average price to $248.63.

Choice primal rib prices saw a $2.63 increase to hit $386.59, the largest increase on Tuesday. Choice primal chuck saw the opposite effect, dropping $2.87 to hit $199.84.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 266.77 265.80 264.22 260.80 260.50 -0.30 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 251.68 252.32 250.57 248.00 248.75 0.75 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 15.09 13.48 13.65 12.80 11.76 -1.04 Report
Primal Values: Choice Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Change Report
  Rib 384.15 383.87 386.24 383.96 386.59 2.63 Report
  Chuck 207.73 205.38 201.93 202.71 199.84 -2.87 Report
  Round 221.83 221.64 220.38 217.15 219.98 2.83 Report
  Loin 396.69 395.91 394.91 383.53 380.94 -2.59 Report
  Brisket 183.71 182.58 182.25 180.71 181.93 1.22 Report
  Short Plate 188.55 189.00 185.67 182.91 184.05 1.14 Report
  Flank 150.40 150.06 147.76 148.26 149.10 0.84 Report
Loads Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Change Report
  Total 47.00 104.00 57.00 83.00 68.00 -15.00 Report
  Choice 23.77 39.82 22.56 37.09 34.99 -2.10 Report
  Select 15.71 31.98 15.76 16.76 15.06 -1.70 Report
  Trimmings 0.34 6.61 8.07 6.83 11.41 4.58 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Mon
May 25
Tue
May 26
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 151.35 152.38 152.13 152.13 -- 0.00 Report
  BBLC Spread 115.42 113.42 112.09 108.67 -- -108.67 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 84.16 86.21 86.07 87.43 85.00 -2.43 Report
  BBPC Spread 181.77 -- -- -- -- 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 164.99 164.29 164.54 162.81 160.18 -2.63 Report
  BBCB Spread 106.59 -- -- -- -- 0.00 Report
Other Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Fri
May 22
Change Report
  Daily Drop 13.56 13.63 13.67 13.53 13.54 0.01 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 232.58 232.21 232.09 232.73 232.31 -0.42 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 245.84 247.12 246.71 244.92 243.70 -1.22 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 114,000 114,000 112,000 113,000 109,000 -4,000 Report