Choice boxed beef prices fell on Wednesday after a large jump on Tuesday. Prices fell from $266.77 on Tuesday to $265.80 on Wednesday. The 97 cent fall brought the 27-day average price to $259.85. Select boxed beef prices fared better, gaining 64 cents to hit $252.32.

Choice primal chuck saw a dip after its jump on Tuesday, falling $2.35 to hit $205.38 on Wednesday. Choice primal brisket saw the next highest drop of $1.13 to $182.58. Only choice primal short plate saw a gain yesterday, rising 45 cents to hit $189.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 



 
Boxed Beef Thu
May 14
Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 264.52 262.69 262.96 266.77 265.80 -0.97 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 251.49 250.52 251.72 251.68 252.32 0.64 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 13.03 12.18 11.24 15.09 13.48 -1.61 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
May 14
Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Change Report
  Rib 387.97 381.52 384.83 384.15 383.87 -0.28 Report
  Chuck 203.90 202.46 200.64 207.73 205.38 -2.35 Report
  Round 221.03 220.84 220.12 221.83 221.64 -0.19 Report
  Loin 392.26 389.12 391.39 396.69 395.91 -0.78 Report
  Brisket 181.66 180.45 180.83 183.71 182.58 -1.13 Report
  Short Plate 184.90 185.77 186.80 188.55 189.00 0.45 Report
  Flank 148.32 149.54 149.99 150.40 150.06 -0.34 Report
Loads Thu
May 14
Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Change Report
  Total 73.00 68.00 51.00 47.00 104.00 57.00 Report
  Choice 46.00 40.61 27.04 23.77 39.82 16.05 Report
  Select 14.60 10.88 9.45 15.71 31.98 16.27 Report
  Trimmings 4.42 4.00 5.97 0.34 6.61 6.27 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
May 14
Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 153.80 152.53 151.58 151.98 -- 0.40 Report
  BBLC Spread 110.72 110.16 111.38 114.79 -- -114.79 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Wed
May 13
Thu
May 14
Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 82.99 85.57 83.56 84.16 86.21 2.05 Report
  BBPC Spread 178.95 179.13 178.80 180.56 -- -180.56 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
May 13
Thu
May 14
Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 167.06 169.11 165.94 164.99 164.29 -0.70 Report
  BBCB Spread 95.41 96.75 97.97 102.48 -- -102.48 Report
Other Wed
May 13
Thu
May 14
Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Change Report
  Daily Drop 13.60 13.67 13.55 13.56 13.63 0.07 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 232.83 233.18 232.10 232.58 232.21 -0.37 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 246.46 247.22 246.12 245.84 247.12 1.28 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 112,000 114,000 111,000 114,000 114,000 0 Report