Boxed beef prices saw a 29-cent increase on Wednesday to hit $239.49, bringing the 27-day average price to $241.50. Select boxed beef also fared well, jumping from $228.92 on Tuesday to $229.35 on Wednesday. The 44-cent jump brought the 27-day average price to $232.40.

Choice primal loin saw the largest increase in price on Wednesday, jumping $2.42 to hit $336.38. The 27-day average price now rests at $330.43. Choice primal rib was next behind, increasing from $339.31 on Tuesday to $340.11 on Wednesday. Choice primal brisket did not fare as well, dropping $1.29 to hit $166.06.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 



 
Boxed Beef Thu
Sep 03
Fri
Sep 04
Mon
Sep 07
Tue
Sep 08
Wed
Sep 09
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 240.96 240.19 240.63 239.20 239.49 0.29 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 230.54 228.01 229.15 228.92 229.36 0.44 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 10.42 12.18 11.48 10.28 10.13 -0.15 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
Sep 03
Fri
Sep 04
Mon
Sep 07
Tue
Sep 08
Wed
Sep 09
Change Report
  Rib 342.30 344.24 338.14 339.31 340.11 0.80 Report
  Chuck 198.40 197.20 200.88 197.15 196.71 -0.44 Report
  Round 216.34 214.81 213.07 213.47 212.81 -0.66 Report
  Loin 336.01 335.82 336.76 333.96 336.38 2.42 Report
  Brisket 168.41 168.12 168.16 167.35 166.06 -1.29 Report
  Short Plate 148.56 147.24 149.31 149.86 150.59 0.73 Report
  Flank 133.43 128.97 131.71 133.37 132.40 -0.97 Report
Loads Thu
Sep 03
Fri
Sep 04
Mon
Sep 07
Tue
Sep 08
Wed
Sep 09
Change Report
  Total 108.00 91.00 63.00 90.00 108.00 18.00 Report
  Choice 49.65 46.03 35.13 56.49 65.33 8.84 Report
  Select 19.57 15.69 19.57 13.33 23.73 10.40 Report
  Trimmings 16.45 7.13 4.38 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
Sep 03
Fri
Sep 04
Mon
Sep 07
Tue
Sep 08
Wed
Sep 09
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 141.60 140.48 140.48 143.48 -- 3.00 Report
  BBLC Spread 99.36 99.71 100.15 95.72 -- -95.72 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Wed
Sep 02
Thu
Sep 03
Fri
Sep 04
Mon
Sep 07
Tue
Sep 08
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 86.83 86.75 85.90 85.00 85.67 0.67 Report
  BBPC Spread 154.21 154.29 155.63 153.53 -- -153.53 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
Sep 02
Thu
Sep 03
Fri
Sep 04
Mon
Sep 07
Tue
Sep 08
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 144.46 142.89 139.96 139.98 136.56 -3.42 Report
  BBCB Spread 98.07 100.23 100.65 102.64 -- -102.64 Report
Other Wed
Sep 02
Thu
Sep 03
Fri
Sep 04
Mon
Sep 07
Tue
Sep 08
Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.49 12.40 12.47 12.53 12.53 0.00 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 222.15 221.28 219.80 222.54 222.09 -0.45 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 221.73 221.26 220.50 219.66 218.29 -1.37 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 110,000 109,000 111,000 108,000 2,000 -106,000 Report