Choice boxed beef continued to fall on Thursday, dropping from $240.96 on Wednesday to $240.19 on Thursday. The 77-cent fall brought the 27-day average price to $240.77. Select boxed beef saw a huge fall of $2.53 to hit $228.01. The 27-day average price now rests at $232.42.

Choice primal flank dropped hard on Thrusday, falling $4.46 to $128.97. The 27-day average price is now at $138.53. Choice primal rib did better after falling all week, increasing $1.94 to hit $344.24.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Thu
Sep 03
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 243.63 242.42 241.78 240.96 240.19 -0.77 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 232.83 232.55 232.32 230.54 228.01 -2.53 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 10.80 9.87 9.46 10.42 12.18 1.76 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Thu
Sep 03
Change Report
  Rib 350.76 346.73 343.21 342.30 344.24 1.94 Report
  Chuck 199.03 200.70 200.55 198.40 197.20 -1.20 Report
  Round 218.83 216.72 217.19 216.34 214.81 -1.53 Report
  Loin 339.33 336.53 334.79 336.01 335.82 -0.19 Report
  Brisket 168.33 168.89 168.86 168.41 168.12 -0.29 Report
  Short Plate 151.09 148.67 149.66 148.56 147.24 -1.32 Report
  Flank 135.94 134.67 134.93 133.43 128.97 -4.46 Report
Loads Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Thu
Sep 03
Change Report
  Total 58.00 63.00 84.00 108.00 91.00 -17.00 Report
  Choice 23.37 40.91 49.21 49.65 46.03 -3.62 Report
  Select 12.63 9.24 19.51 19.57 15.69 -3.88 Report
  Trimmings 12.75 0.34 9.01 16.45 7.13 -9.32 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Thu
Sep 03
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 146.53 143.20 141.33 141.23 -- -0.10 Report
  BBLC Spread 97.10 99.22 100.45 99.73 -- -99.73 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Thu
Sep 03
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 85.27 86.38 86.83 86.75 85.90 -0.85 Report
  BBPC Spread 158.36 156.04 154.95 154.21 154.29 0.08 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 145.93 142.33 143.30 144.46 142.89 -1.57 Report
  BBCB Spread 101.30 99.12 97.32 98.07 -- -98.07 Report
Other Thu
Aug 27
Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.28 12.32 12.50 12.49 12.40 -0.09 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 222.03 222.07 222.21 222.15 221.28 -0.87 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 224.73 223.83 222.25 221.73 221.26 -0.47 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 109,000 105,000 109,000 110,000 109,000 -1,000 Report