Choice boxed beef dropped again Wednesday to $232.67. The 53-cent decline brought the 27-day average price to $242.20. Select boxed beef prices saw a 30-cent fall, bringing the 27-day average price to $238.58.

Choice primal rib saw the largest fall on Wednesday, dropping $3.41 to hit $321.14. Choice primal short plate was not far behind with a fall of $2.67. Choice primal loin was the only cut to not fall, increasing $3.64 on Wednesday.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Thu
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Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 233.41 231.00 232.13 233.20 232.67 -0.53 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 228.55 228.60 228.97 229.44 229.14 -0.30 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 4.86 2.40 3.16 3.76 3.53 -0.23 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
Jul 23
Fri
Jul 24
Mon
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Wed
Jul 29
Change Report
  Rib 320.70 318.19 322.62 324.55 321.14 -3.41 Report
  Chuck 192.17 189.12 191.29 195.13 192.84 -2.29 Report
  Round 218.43 218.24 219.25 219.68 219.60 -0.08 Report
  Loin 312.29 308.53 307.86 305.77 309.41 3.64 Report
  Brisket 164.31 165.61 165.72 165.54 165.49 -0.05 Report
  Short Plate 165.45 159.73 158.17 159.77 157.10 -2.67 Report
  Flank 143.65 142.57 142.69 141.15 140.63 -0.52 Report
Loads Thu
Jul 23
Fri
Jul 24
Mon
Jul 27
Tue
Jul 28
Wed
Jul 29
Change Report
  Total 90.00 51.00 57.00 70.00 110.00 40.00 Report
  Choice 40.90 31.13 30.16 35.44 62.75 27.31 Report
  Select 17.69 11.10 12.56 14.87 23.19 8.32 Report
  Trimmings 13.26 0.20 4.16 12.40 7.53 -4.87 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
Jul 23
Fri
Jul 24
Mon
Jul 27
Tue
Jul 28
Wed
Jul 29
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 143.35 143.03 143.35 143.35 -- 0.00 Report
  BBLC Spread 90.06 87.97 88.78 89.85 -- -89.85 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Wed
Jul 22
Thu
Jul 23
Fri
Jul 24
Mon
Jul 27
Tue
Jul 28
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 83.51 84.24 85.49 84.93 84.93 0.00 Report
  BBPC Spread 149.17 145.51 147.20 148.27 -- -148.27 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
Jul 22
Thu
Jul 23
Fri
Jul 24
Mon
Jul 27
Tue
Jul 28
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 136.56 132.87 137.14 134.08 131.82 -2.26 Report
  BBCB Spread 100.54 93.86 98.05 101.38 -- -101.38 Report
Other Wed
Jul 22
Thu
Jul 23
Fri
Jul 24
Mon
Jul 27
Tue
Jul 28
Change Report
  Daily Drop 11.37 11.80 11.58 11.57 11.63 0.06 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 223.78 226.12 224.76 224.05 223.40 -0.65 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 221.29 220.78 219.28 218.93 218.81 -0.12 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 104,000 109,000 96,000 108,000 110,000 2,000 Report