Choice boxed beef prices fell on Monday, dropping to $252.09 from Friday's $253.88. The $1.79 drop brought the 27-day average price to $251.65. Select boxed beef prices fared worse, dropping $3.40.

Choice primal ribs continued to make gains. After dropping $5 on Thursday, prices have been quickly rising. Monday prices are up $2.64 from last week, hitting $335.83. The 27-day average price landed at $340.14.

Choice primal chuck didn't fare so well, falling $3.07 down to $221.09. The 27-day average price landed at $224.01. Choice primal round, loin and flank also saw more than $2 drops in prices on Monday.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Tue
Jan 20
Wed
Jan 21
Thu
Jan 22
Fri
Jan 23
Mon
Jan 26
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 260.29 258.95 255.91 253.88 252.09 -1.79 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 251.85 249.56 249.12 249.43 246.03 -3.40 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 8.44 9.39 6.79 4.45 6.06 1.61 Report
Primal Values: Choice Tue
Jan 20
Wed
Jan 21
Thu
Jan 22
Fri
Jan 23
Mon
Jan 26
Change Report
  Rib 338.91 337.52 332.52 333.19 335.83 2.64 Report
  Chuck 233.82 233.87 230.52 224.16 221.09 -3.07 Report
  Round 242.89 239.49 236.65 236.49 234.15 -2.34 Report
  Loin 319.36 317.21 315.44 315.42 312.24 -3.18 Report
  Brisket 236.01 235.87 236.54 230.60 230.80 0.20 Report
  Short Plate 191.05 191.49 184.82 186.02 187.61 1.59 Report
  Flank 148.10 148.07 147.25 147.92 144.74 -3.18 Report
Loads Tue
Jan 20
Wed
Jan 21
Thu
Jan 22
Fri
Jan 23
Mon
Jan 26
Change Report
  Total 72.00 94.00 68.00 63.00 73.00 10.00 Report
  Choice 31.46 40.16 41.04 44.02 39.54 -4.48 Report
  Select 14.66 29.99 13.88 8.25 9.70 1.45 Report
  Trimmings 6.12 6.67 2.76 4.25 10.41 6.16 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Tue
Jan 20
Wed
Jan 21
Thu
Jan 22
Fri
Jan 23
Mon
Jan 26
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 153.05 153.70 153.35 150.35 -- -3.00 Report
  BBLC Spread 107.24 105.25 102.56 103.53 -- -103.53 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Mon
Jan 19
Tue
Jan 20
Wed
Jan 21
Thu
Jan 22
Fri
Jan 23
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 84.88 83.91 86.00 84.56 83.71 -0.85 Report
  BBPC Spread 176.38 172.95 171.35 170.17 -- -170.17 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Mon
Jan 19
Tue
Jan 20
Wed
Jan 21
Thu
Jan 22
Fri
Jan 23
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 134.35 138.70 142.28 142.71 144.80 2.09 Report
  BBCB Spread 121.59 116.67 113.20 109.08 -- -109.08 Report
Other Mon
Jan 19
Tue
Jan 20
Wed
Jan 21
Thu
Jan 22
Fri
Jan 23
Change Report
  Daily Drop 15.22 15.24 15.18 15.21 15.32 0.11 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 238.21 238.89 239.54 238.88 238.59 -0.29 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 245.61 244.49 242.90 241.62 240.04 -1.58 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 112,000 112,000 110,000 104,000 108,000 4,000 Report