Both choice and select boxed beef prices dropped on Wednesday. Select boxed beef fell harder, dropping $1.67 to $236.21. This brings the 27-day average to $244.26. Choice boxed beef prices fell $1.48 down to $242.59. The 27-day average price came in at $244.26.

Choice primal rib prices are on the rise on Wednesday, gaining $5.52 to reach $327.80. Choice primal brisket prices took a big hit on Wednesday, falling $6.49 after dropping 60 cents the day before. Choice primal chuck prices also fell $4.52. Prices fell to $211.02.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Thu
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Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 245.41 243.39 243.44 244.07 242.59 -1.48 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 239.34 237.03 236.19 237.88 236.21 -1.67 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 6.07 6.36 7.26 6.19 6.38 0.19 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
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Change Report
  Rib 325.00 322.89 321.99 322.28 327.80 5.52 Report
  Chuck 215.03 214.54 216.16 215.54 211.02 -4.52 Report
  Round 228.98 226.60 226.61 228.11 226.35 -1.76 Report
  Loin 307.29 304.29 303.94 306.08 306.49 0.41 Report
  Brisket 221.05 217.59 217.00 216.40 209.91 -6.49 Report
  Short Plate 177.25 174.66 172.44 171.40 169.92 -1.48 Report
  Flank 138.12 134.62 132.72 135.37 134.14 -1.23 Report
Loads Thu
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Mon
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Tue
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Feb 04
Change Report
  Total 112.00 90.00 78.00 87.00 131.00 44.00 Report
  Choice 52.73 42.60 47.11 43.98 66.84 22.86 Report
  Select 15.43 22.49 10.09 19.16 22.47 3.31 Report
  Trimmings 19.01 8.93 9.10 6.02 16.32 10.30 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
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Feb 04
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 153.53 154.85 153.20 153.75 -- 0.55 Report
  BBLC Spread 91.88 88.54 90.24 90.32 -- -90.32 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Wed
Jan 28
Thu
Jan 29
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Jan 30
Mon
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Feb 03
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 81.30 78.64 79.21 78.67 76.49 -2.18 Report
  BBPC Spread 166.77 164.18 164.77 167.58 -- -167.58 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
Jan 28
Thu
Jan 29
Fri
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Mon
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Tue
Feb 03
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 145.59 145.86 145.39 145.15 145.79 0.64 Report
  BBCB Spread 99.55 98.00 98.29 98.28 -- -98.28 Report
Other Wed
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Change Report
  Daily Drop 15.20 15.26 15.13 15.09 15.09 0.00 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 238.69 237.14 236.99 235.98 230.20 -5.78 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 235.86 234.06 232.95 233.13 233.53 0.40 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 112,000 110,000 105,000 105,000 112,000 7,000 Report