Choice boxed beef saw a slight increase on Friday of 44 cents to hit $240.63, a welcome change after the continuous drops throughout the week. The 27-day average price now rests at $241.06. Select boxed beef saw a jump from $228.01 on Thursday to $229.15 on Friday, a $1.14 increase that brought the 27-day average price to $232.42.

Choice primal chuck saw the largest increase on Friday, increasing $3.68 to $200.88, bringing the 27-day average price to $199.87. Unfortunately, choice primal rib did not fare well, dropping hard from $344.24 to $338.14 on Friday, a $6.10 fall. The 27-day average now sits at $339.24.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 



 
Boxed Beef Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Thu
Sep 03
Fri
Sep 04
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 242.42 241.78 240.96 240.19 240.63 0.44 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 232.55 232.32 230.54 228.01 229.15 1.14 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 9.87 9.46 10.42 12.18 11.48 -0.70 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Thu
Sep 03
Fri
Sep 04
Change Report
  Rib 346.73 343.21 342.30 344.24 338.14 -6.10 Report
  Chuck 200.70 200.55 198.40 197.20 200.88 3.68 Report
  Round 216.72 217.19 216.34 214.81 213.07 -1.74 Report
  Loin 336.53 334.79 336.01 335.82 336.76 0.94 Report
  Brisket 168.89 168.86 168.41 168.12 168.16 0.04 Report
  Short Plate 148.67 149.66 148.56 147.24 149.31 2.07 Report
  Flank 134.67 134.93 133.43 128.97 131.71 2.74 Report
Loads Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Thu
Sep 03
Fri
Sep 04
Change Report
  Total 63.00 84.00 108.00 91.00 63.00 -28.00 Report
  Choice 40.91 49.21 49.65 46.03 35.13 -10.90 Report
  Select 9.24 19.51 19.57 15.69 19.57 3.88 Report
  Trimmings 0.34 9.01 16.45 7.13 4.38 -2.75 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Thu
Sep 03
Fri
Sep 04
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 143.20 141.33 141.23 141.60 -- 0.37 Report
  BBLC Spread 99.22 100.45 99.73 98.59 -- -98.59 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Thu
Sep 03
Fri
Sep 04
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 86.38 86.83 86.75 85.90 85.00 -0.90 Report
  BBPC Spread 156.04 154.95 154.21 154.29 155.63 1.34 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Thu
Sep 03
Fri
Sep 04
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 143.30 144.46 142.89 139.96 139.98 0.02 Report
  BBCB Spread 99.12 97.32 98.07 100.23 100.65 0.42 Report
Other Fri
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 01
Wed
Sep 02
Thu
Sep 03
Change Report
  Daily Drop 12.32 12.50 12.49 12.40 12.47 0.07 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 222.07 222.21 222.15 221.28 219.80 -1.48 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 223.83 222.25 221.73 221.26 220.50 -0.76 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 105,000 109,000 110,000 109,000 111,000 2,000 Report