Choice boxed beef prices continues its slide on Friday, hitting $258.78 after a $1.49 decrease. This decrease brought the 27-day average price to $255.38. Select boxed beef also fell from $251.19 on Thursday to $249.28 on Friday.

Choice primal chuck saw the largest drop on Friday, falling $2.66 to $203.75. Choice primal brisket was not far behind with a $2.54 decrease. This decrease brought the 27-day average price for brisket to $193.65.

Choice primal short plate alone saw an increase, raising by 29 cents to hit $186.77.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 



 
Boxed Beef Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Fri
Apr 24
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 258.71 260.70 261.18 260.27 258.78 -1.49 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 252.56 250.96 250.39 251.19 249.28 -1.91 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 6.15 9.73 10.79 9.09 9.49 0.40 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Fri
Apr 24
Change Report
  Rib 382.53 388.94 385.49 388.66 388.18 -0.48 Report
  Chuck 205.89 206.22 208.76 206.41 203.75 -2.66 Report
  Round 217.04 218.87 218.06 218.20 216.90 -1.30 Report
  Loin 366.98 370.71 372.25 369.14 368.07 -1.07 Report
  Brisket 189.80 185.62 184.67 185.93 183.39 -2.54 Report
  Short Plate 185.14 186.57 187.02 186.48 186.77 0.29 Report
  Flank 150.52 152.31 152.07 153.00 152.15 -0.85 Report
Loads Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Fri
Apr 24
Change Report
  Total 68.00 83.00 97.00 68.00 68.00 0.00 Report
  Choice 42.60 43.21 54.73 38.48 43.05 4.57 Report
  Select 9.79 23.15 16.72 22.27 16.59 -5.68 Report
  Trimmings 0.00 4.69 2.56 0.54 0.00 -0.54 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Fri
Apr 24
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 155.35 156.30 156.30 159.30 -- 3.00 Report
  BBLC Spread 103.36 104.40 104.88 100.97 -- -100.97 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 66.63 68.09 68.84 67.51 71.16 3.65 Report
  BBPC Spread 190.62 191.86 193.67 189.11 -- -189.11 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 153.43 152.11 151.21 154.35 154.18 -0.17 Report
  BBCB Spread 107.50 106.35 107.00 -- -- 0.00 Report
Other Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Change Report
  Daily Drop 13.78 13.78 13.85 13.81 13.78 -0.03 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 233.77 233.42 235.23 232.59 233.64 1.05 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 244.58 243.83 244.06 244.16 243.29 -0.87 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 100,000 110,000 110,000 110,000 105,000 -5,000 Report