Boxed beef prices rose after the large drop yesterday. Choice boxed beef rose $1.05 to $250.51 on Thursday, bringing the 27-day average price to $258.93. Select boxed beef jumped from $239.81 on Wednesday to $242 on Thursday. The $2.19 increase brought the 27-day average price to $247.10.

Choice primal loin prices saw a sharp decrease on Thursday, falling $6.79 to $352.42. Other cuts to drop were choice primal short plate and choice primal flank. Chioce primal rib and choice primal chuck both did well, increasing by $4.31 and $6.30, respectively.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 



 
Boxed Beef Fri
May 29
Mon
Jun 01
Tue
Jun 02
Wed
Jun 03
Thu
Jun 04
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 255.11 254.44 254.09 249.46 250.51 1.05 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 243.57 244.82 243.01 239.81 242.00 2.19 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 11.54 9.62 11.07 9.65 8.51 -1.14 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
May 29
Mon
Jun 01
Tue
Jun 02
Wed
Jun 03
Thu
Jun 04
Change Report
  Rib 376.09 376.64 372.86 366.23 370.54 4.31 Report
  Chuck 198.56 198.84 197.36 193.99 200.29 6.30 Report
  Round 215.10 214.88 214.47 211.93 212.21 0.28 Report
  Loin 369.81 366.91 369.98 359.21 352.42 -6.79 Report
  Brisket 175.31 173.37 174.64 171.96 173.75 1.79 Report
  Short Plate 183.84 183.34 181.97 183.30 183.15 -0.15 Report
  Flank 148.79 148.12 147.95 148.77 148.46 -0.31 Report
Loads Fri
May 29
Mon
Jun 01
Tue
Jun 02
Wed
Jun 03
Thu
Jun 04
Change Report
  Total 90.00 57.00 101.00 135.00 105.00 -30.00 Report
  Choice 50.15 38.93 36.82 63.29 49.55 -13.74 Report
  Select 18.47 11.71 39.05 26.51 33.54 7.03 Report
  Trimmings 8.06 1.10 16.85 15.52 11.41 -4.11 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
May 29
Mon
Jun 01
Tue
Jun 02
Wed
Jun 03
Thu
Jun 04
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 152.33 153.15 153.30 152.50 -- -0.80 Report
  BBLC Spread 102.78 101.29 100.79 96.96 -- -96.96 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Thu
May 28
Fri
May 29
Mon
Jun 01
Tue
Jun 02
Wed
Jun 03
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 84.84 86.08 87.33 87.06 87.90 0.84 Report
  BBPC Spread 169.03 167.11 167.03 161.56 -- -161.56 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
May 28
Fri
May 29
Mon
Jun 01
Tue
Jun 02
Wed
Jun 03
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 158.39 156.51 152.38 151.94 157.16 5.22 Report
  BBCB Spread 98.60 102.06 102.15 92.30 -- -92.30 Report
Other Thu
May 28
Fri
May 29
Mon
Jun 01
Tue
Jun 02
Wed
Jun 03
Change Report
  Daily Drop 13.64 13.65 13.60 13.71 13.71 0.00 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 231.36 232.13 232.49 232.18 230.38 -1.80 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 242.42 240.21 240.11 238.69 237.55 -1.14 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 116,000 115,000 114,000 114,000 111,000 -3,000 Report