Choice boxed beef prices fell 34 cents on Wednesday to hit $256.63. The drop brought the 27-day average price to $257.90. Select boxed beef saw only a two cent decline, leaving it at $244.24 on Wednesday.

Choice primal chuck saw a large fall of $4.56 on Wednesday to reach $194.71. Choice primal loin saw just the opposite, gaining $4.37 on Wednesday to sit at $381.18. This jump brought the 27-day average pirce of choice primal loin to $364.44.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 

 

 
Boxed Beef Thu
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Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 257.66 254.50 256.34 256.97 256.63 -0.34 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 244.85 242.38 245.16 244.26 244.24 -0.02 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 12.81 12.11 11.18 12.71 12.38 -0.33 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
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May 06
Change Report
  Rib 387.46 376.41 376.54 379.01 377.49 -1.52 Report
  Chuck 200.85 198.42 199.23 199.27 194.71 -4.56 Report
  Round 214.20 214.04 216.56 216.05 216.96 0.91 Report
  Loin 373.02 371.27 375.71 376.81 381.18 4.37 Report
  Brisket 172.84 171.36 173.50 176.55 175.94 -0.61 Report
  Short Plate 187.41 178.89 178.69 178.96 180.21 1.25 Report
  Flank 147.75 144.52 144.21 145.57 145.39 -0.18 Report
Loads Thu
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May 06
Change Report
  Total 115.00 82.00 70.00 98.00 156.00 58.00 Report
  Choice 59.76 36.52 36.61 39.25 70.82 31.57 Report
  Select 25.35 10.40 12.92 33.65 47.06 13.41 Report
  Trimmings 11.69 22.06 0.09 6.71 9.03 2.32 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
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Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 149.70 149.18 150.73 151.45 -- 0.72 Report
  BBLC Spread 107.96 105.32 105.61 105.52 -- -105.52 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Thu
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May 06
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 73.06 73.92 72.14 74.93 77.19 2.26 Report
  BBPC Spread 184.60 180.58 184.20 182.04 179.44 -2.60 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
Apr 29
Thu
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Fri
May 01
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May 05
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 159.29 162.67 160.49 160.60 166.77 6.17 Report
  BBCB Spread 94.99 94.01 95.74 90.20 -- -90.20 Report
Other Wed
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Change Report
  Daily Drop 13.75 13.76 13.76 13.80 13.75 -0.05 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 233.26 233.89 233.34 233.41 233.44 0.03 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 242.06 241.90 240.91 241.14 241.15 0.01 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 115,000 109,000 113,000 114,000 106,000 -8,000 Report