Choice boxed beef saw a steep fall on Thursday from $265.80 to $264.22. The $1.58 drop brought the 27-day average price to $260.03. Select boxed beef had an even larger drop of $1.75 to hit $250.57.

Choice primal chuck saw a $3.45 drop to hit $201.93, with choice primal short plate close behind losing $3.33. Choice primal rib was the only meat that saw a rise of $2.37 to hit $386.24.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 

 

 
Boxed Beef Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 262.69 262.96 266.77 265.80 264.22 -1.58 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 250.52 251.72 251.68 252.32 250.57 -1.75 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 12.18 11.24 15.09 13.48 13.65 0.17 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Change Report
  Rib 381.52 384.83 384.15 383.87 386.24 2.37 Report
  Chuck 202.46 200.64 207.73 205.38 201.93 -3.45 Report
  Round 220.84 220.12 221.83 221.64 220.38 -1.26 Report
  Loin 389.12 391.39 396.69 395.91 394.91 -1.00 Report
  Brisket 180.45 180.83 183.71 182.58 182.25 -0.33 Report
  Short Plate 185.77 186.80 188.55 189.00 185.67 -3.33 Report
  Flank 149.54 149.99 150.40 150.06 147.76 -2.30 Report
Loads Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Change Report
  Total 68.00 51.00 47.00 104.00 57.00 -47.00 Report
  Choice 40.61 27.04 23.77 39.82 22.56 -17.26 Report
  Select 10.88 9.45 15.71 31.98 15.76 -16.22 Report
  Trimmings 4.00 5.97 0.34 6.61 8.07 1.46 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 152.53 151.58 151.98 151.35 -- -0.63 Report
  BBLC Spread 110.16 111.38 114.79 114.45 -- -114.45 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Thu
May 21
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 83.56 84.16 86.21 86.07 87.43 1.36 Report
  BBPC Spread 179.13 178.80 180.56 179.73 176.79 -2.94 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
May 14
Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 169.11 165.94 164.99 164.29 164.54 0.25 Report
  BBCB Spread 96.75 97.97 102.48 101.26 -- -101.26 Report
Other Thu
May 14
Fri
May 15
Mon
May 18
Tue
May 19
Wed
May 20
Change Report
  Daily Drop 13.67 13.55 13.56 13.63 13.67 0.04 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 233.18 232.10 232.58 232.21 232.09 -0.12 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 247.22 246.12 245.84 247.12 246.71 -0.41 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 114,000 111,000 114,000 114,000 112,000 -2,000 Report