Choice boxed beef prices fell another 25 cents on Thursday. Prices landed at $248.91, after seeing prices of $249.70 on Tuesday. The 27-day average price fell slightly to $243.14. Select boxed beef prices rose 26 cents to $247.46.

Choice primal rib prices took a hit on Thursday. Falling $1.68, prices came in at $353.42. This drop is the first time choice primal rib prices have dropped in a week. Choice primal loin prices decreased another $4.10, dropping to $319.77.

Choice primal chuck prices rose $4.07 to $216.35 on Thursday.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Fri
Feb 27
Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 247.84 248.37 249.70 249.16 248.91 -0.25 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 245.93 245.47 244.98 247.20 247.46 0.26 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 1.91 2.90 4.72 1.96 1.45 -0.51 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
Feb 27
Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Change Report
  Rib 350.01 350.64 354.63 355.10 353.42 -1.68 Report
  Chuck 210.72 213.02 213.19 212.28 216.35 4.07 Report
  Round 229.03 228.57 228.60 227.78 226.47 -1.31 Report
  Loin 321.99 321.65 325.00 323.87 319.77 -4.10 Report
  Brisket 203.23 202.10 202.95 204.12 201.86 -2.26 Report
  Short Plate 160.98 161.17 161.89 162.14 162.27 0.13 Report
  Flank 130.28 129.96 130.35 131.17 131.37 0.20 Report
Loads Fri
Feb 27
Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Change Report
  Total 74.00 40.00 64.00 86.00 101.00 15.00 Report
  Choice 34.42 21.15 33.54 47.06 59.22 12.16 Report
  Select 24.59 5.52 10.84 15.79 13.19 -2.60 Report
  Trimmings 2.56 4.70 6.17 7.13 4.80 -2.33 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
Feb 27
Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 151.70 153.45 151.05 154.05 -- 3.00 Report
  BBLC Spread 96.14 94.92 98.65 95.11 -- -95.11 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Feb 27
Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 69.98 70.58 68.90 70.05 68.49 -1.56 Report
  BBPC Spread 177.86 177.79 180.80 179.11 180.42 1.31 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
Feb 27
Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 135.64 134.54 134.90 135.44 136.60 1.16 Report
  BBCB Spread 112.20 113.83 114.80 113.72 112.31 -1.41 Report
Other Thu
Feb 26
Fri
Feb 27
Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.33 14.11 14.08 14.10 14.15 0.05 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 229.46 228.44 228.88 228.91 228.82 -0.09 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 235.17 235.44 236.28 236.58 236.22 -0.36 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 102,000 109,000 109,000 106,000 108,000 2,000 Report