Choice boxed beef prices are up slightly to start off the week. Prices are up 64 cents to $240.76. The 27-day average price is still falling, however, dropping to $245.75. Select boxed beef prices saw even better gains on Monday. Prices are up $2.63 to $239.49. The 27-day average price is now down to $240.11.

Choice primal chuck prices are up the most this week, gaining $1.78 on Monday. Prices reached $207.17. Choice primal rib prices are also up, gaining 91 cents to $334.87.

Choice primal short plate prices dropped $1.57 to $158.67, seeing the largest drop of the week.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Fri
Feb 20
Mon
Feb 23
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 240.22 240.31 240.37 240.12 240.76 0.64 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 234.05 236.63 236.83 236.86 239.49 2.63 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 6.17 3.68 3.54 3.26 1.26 -2.00 Report
Primal Values: Choice Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Fri
Feb 20
Mon
Feb 23
Change Report
  Rib 334.55 332.10 334.50 333.96 334.87 0.91 Report
  Chuck 206.35 206.16 205.62 205.39 207.17 1.78 Report
  Round 221.41 223.59 223.57 223.47 224.41 0.94 Report
  Loin 309.43 309.24 309.40 309.46 309.19 -0.27 Report
  Brisket 202.93 202.82 200.16 199.52 198.87 -0.65 Report
  Short Plate 160.11 160.73 162.12 160.24 158.67 -1.57 Report
  Flank 127.07 125.14 123.61 125.40 125.14 -0.26 Report
Loads Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Fri
Feb 20
Mon
Feb 23
Change Report
  Total 56.00 89.00 81.00 92.00 58.00 -34.00 Report
  Choice 31.13 44.83 45.33 49.07 25.70 -23.37 Report
  Select 12.53 16.27 15.50 9.44 9.29 -0.15 Report
  Trimmings 2.66 9.73 8.83 24.70 10.13 -14.57 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Fri
Feb 20
Mon
Feb 23
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 158.60 159.18 158.93 156.70 -- -2.23 Report
  BBLC Spread 81.62 81.13 81.44 83.42 -- -83.42 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Fri
Feb 20
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 72.99 71.98 73.00 72.83 70.84 -1.99 Report
  BBPC Spread 168.24 167.31 167.54 169.28 -- -169.28 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Fri
Feb 20
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 139.06 134.07 139.85 140.35 137.21 -3.14 Report
  BBCB Spread 106.15 100.46 100.02 102.91 -- -102.91 Report
Other Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Fri
Feb 20
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.36 14.27 14.12 14.27 14.13 -0.14 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 229.62 228.17 227.72 228.76 227.17 -1.59 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 232.86 233.38 233.73 233.67 233.69 0.02 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 99,000 109,000 99,000 109,000 103,000 -6,000 Report