Choice boxed beef prices continue on a steady rise, hitting $247.84 on Friday from $247.52 on Thursday. The 32 cent change brings the 27-day average to $243.71. Select boxed beef is seeing a similar growth, rising 75 cents from Thursday. The jump left Fridays select boxed beef prices at $245.93.

Choice primal rib rose $1.06 from Thursday, settling at $350.01 and leaving the 27-day average at $331.92. Choice primal chuck and choice primal brisket did not fair so well. Choice primal chuck fell 39 cents to $210.72. Choice primal brisket dropped from $204.37 on Thursday to $203.32 on Friday.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Mon
Feb 23
Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
Fri
Feb 27
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 240.76 243.47 246.52 247.52 247.84 0.32 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 239.49 242.01 245.48 245.18 245.93 0.75 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 1.26 1.47 1.04 2.34 1.91 -0.43 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
Feb 23
Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
Fri
Feb 27
Change Report
  Rib 334.87 339.56 347.05 348.95 350.01 1.06 Report
  Chuck 207.17 208.10 211.77 211.11 210.72 -0.39 Report
  Round 224.41 227.49 227.80 228.83 229.03 0.20 Report
  Loin 309.19 314.30 317.38 319.86 321.99 2.13 Report
  Brisket 198.87 199.92 201.88 203.37 203.23 -0.14 Report
  Short Plate 158.67 159.27 161.92 163.67 160.98 -2.69 Report
  Flank 125.14 126.09 129.02 129.76 130.28 0.52 Report
Loads Mon
Feb 23
Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
Fri
Feb 27
Change Report
  Total 58.00 70.00 72.00 63.00 74.00 11.00 Report
  Choice 25.70 43.23 35.91 27.73 34.42 6.69 Report
  Select 9.29 16.41 14.18 8.46 24.59 16.13 Report
  Trimmings 10.13 0.00 6.76 10.10 2.56 -7.54 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
Feb 23
Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
Fri
Feb 27
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 156.03 156.65 158.35 161.13 -- 2.78 Report
  BBLC Spread 84.73 86.82 88.17 86.39 -- -86.39 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Feb 20
Mon
Feb 23
Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 70.84 72.48 70.66 69.64 67.89 -1.75 Report
  BBPC Spread 168.28 172.81 176.88 179.63 -- -179.63 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
Feb 20
Mon
Feb 23
Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 137.21 138.22 144.33 139.32 133.88 -5.44 Report
  BBCB Spread 102.54 99.14 107.20 113.64 -- -113.64 Report
Other Fri
Feb 20
Mon
Feb 23
Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.13 14.16 14.06 14.09 14.33 0.24 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 227.17 228.30 228.73 228.24 229.46 1.22 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 233.69 232.74 234.39 235.26 235.17 -0.09 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 103,000 104,000 109,000 101,000 108,000 7,000 Report