Boxed beef is seeing a decline across the board on Friday. Choice boxed beef prices are down 53 cents on Friday, leaving the price at $250.43. Similarly, select boxed beef hit $246.62 on Friday from $247.26 on Thursday, a 64 cent decline. This left the 27-day average price at $244.65.

Choice primal values varied. Choice primal rib took a hit of $2.75 on Friday, resting at $374.91. The 27-day average is now $356.13. Choice primal brisket saw a decline as well, hitting $195.93 after a $1.53 decline. Choice primal loin fared much better, with an increase of $1.51, bringing Friday's prices to $335.72 and hitting a 27-day average of $320.86.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 



 
Boxed Beef Mon
Mar 23
Tue
Mar 24
Wed
Mar 25
Thu
Mar 26
Fri
Mar 27
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 245.61 246.91 250.38 250.96 250.43 -0.53 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 242.83 244.87 247.57 247.26 246.62 -0.64 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 2.78 2.03 2.80 3.70 3.81 0.11 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
Mar 23
Tue
Mar 24
Wed
Mar 25
Thu
Mar 26
Fri
Mar 27
Change Report
  Rib 367.76 364.15 369.08 377.66 374.91 -2.75 Report
  Chuck 203.41 206.68 207.14 205.89 204.92 -0.97 Report
  Round 223.26 221.92 224.46 224.27 223.16 -1.11 Report
  Loin 321.79 324.69 334.21 334.21 335.72 1.51 Report
  Brisket 193.32 196.62 197.87 197.46 195.93 -1.53 Report
  Short Plate 157.22 160.74 161.79 162.50 163.14 0.64 Report
  Flank 130.12 130.54 131.76 131.47 132.35 0.88 Report
Loads Mon
Mar 23
Tue
Mar 24
Wed
Mar 25
Thu
Mar 26
Fri
Mar 27
Change Report
  Total 66.00 77.00 100.00 90.00 58.00 -32.00 Report
  Choice 36.37 24.93 46.41 38.83 45.39 6.56 Report
  Select 8.12 10.98 23.01 18.31 6.46 -11.85 Report
  Trimmings 7.93 30.20 8.62 11.50 0.00 -11.50 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
Mar 23
Tue
Mar 24
Wed
Mar 25
Thu
Mar 26
Fri
Mar 27
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 161.35 162.00 161.73 161.68 -- -0.05 Report
  BBLC Spread 84.26 84.91 88.65 89.28 -- -89.28 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Mar 20
Mon
Mar 23
Tue
Mar 24
Wed
Mar 25
Thu
Mar 26
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 67.52 68.62 67.94 67.02 68.33 1.31 Report
  BBPC Spread 176.99 178.97 183.36 182.63 -- -182.63 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
Mar 20
Mon
Mar 23
Tue
Mar 24
Wed
Mar 25
Thu
Mar 26
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 142.61 143.73 147.04 148.90 151.21 2.31 Report
  BBCB Spread 101.88 99.87 101.48 99.75 -- -99.75 Report
Other Fri
Mar 20
Mon
Mar 23
Tue
Mar 24
Wed
Mar 25
Thu
Mar 26
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.46 14.50 14.65 14.66 14.67 0.01 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 231.11 232.10 231.99 231.78 231.81 0.03 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 235.74 237.59 238.00 239.84 239.93 0.09 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 83,000 107,000 108,000 99,000 108,000 9,000 Report