Choice boxed beef prices end the week with a steep fall, hitting $257.69 on Friday from $261.02 Thursday. The $3.33 drop brings the 27-day average to $252.77.  Select boxed beef saw a small drop of 16 cents, hitting $251.45 on Friday.

Choice primal rib took a larg hit on Friday, decreasing $10.78 to hit $381.39. This sharp decline brings the 27-day average to $377.32. Primal choice loin saw a drop of $5.34 on Friday, hitting $363.24.

Choice primal short plate fared best on Friday, gianing $2.32 to hit $183.71. 

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 

 

 
Boxed Beef Mon
Apr 13
Tue
Apr 14
Wed
Apr 15
Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 257.40 259.30 260.63 261.02 257.69 -3.33 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 249.95 250.74 250.77 251.61 251.45 -0.16 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 7.45 8.56 9.86 9.41 6.25 -3.16 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
Apr 13
Tue
Apr 14
Wed
Apr 15
Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Change Report
  Rib 390.15 390.55 390.06 392.17 381.39 -10.78 Report
  Chuck 204.20 207.30 207.72 208.35 206.09 -2.26 Report
  Round 221.69 221.38 221.82 219.16 216.74 -2.42 Report
  Loin 358.86 361.79 366.70 368.58 363.24 -5.34 Report
  Brisket 194.20 193.90 192.59 189.98 190.67 0.69 Report
  Short Plate 172.38 176.08 178.00 181.39 183.71 2.32 Report
  Flank 140.97 145.26 146.49 148.10 149.66 1.56 Report
Loads Mon
Apr 13
Tue
Apr 14
Wed
Apr 15
Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Change Report
  Total 50.00 58.00 79.00 102.00 94.00 -8.00 Report
  Choice 31.37 26.35 36.10 66.57 44.25 -22.32 Report
  Select 10.07 8.44 14.22 16.97 24.63 7.66 Report
  Trimmings 0.00 4.67 2.86 8.75 7.63 -1.12 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
Apr 13
Tue
Apr 14
Wed
Apr 15
Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 158.83 159.60 160.73 160.80 -- 0.07 Report
  BBLC Spread 98.57 99.70 99.90 100.22 -- -100.22 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Apr 10
Mon
Apr 13
Tue
Apr 14
Wed
Apr 15
Thu
Apr 16
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 65.72 65.59 65.35 67.26 66.54 -0.72 Report
  BBPC Spread 191.81 193.95 193.37 194.48 -- -194.48 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
Apr 10
Mon
Apr 13
Tue
Apr 14
Wed
Apr 15
Thu
Apr 16
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 151.88 152.00 151.16 153.43 153.43 0.00 Report
  BBCB Spread 105.40 108.14 107.20 107.59 -- -107.59 Report
Other Fri
Apr 10
Mon
Apr 13
Tue
Apr 14
Wed
Apr 15
Thu
Apr 16
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.05 14.01 13.96 13.91 13.73 -0.18 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 231.50 232.24 230.45 232.08 234.30 2.22 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 246.11 244.88 245.27 246.24 246.10 -0.14 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 90,000 109,000 111,000 110,000 102,000 -8,000 Report