Choice boxed beef prices are up 23 cents on Tuesday after seeing price reductions throughout the rest of this last week. Landing at $238.45, prices are still far lower than earlier in the week. The 27-day average price is now $251.35. Select boxed beef prices are down another 80 cents, dropping to $233.32 on Tuesday.

Choice primal rib prices are up again on Tuesday, gaining another $1.04. Prices are now up to $327.83, higher than they were to start the week. The 27-day average is at $332.48. Choice primal chuck prices are still falling, hitting their lowest point of the week at $203.51, a fall of 59 cents. Choice primal flank prices took a hit, falling $2.11 to $129.29.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Wed
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Thu
Feb 05
Fri
Feb 06
Mon
Feb 09
Tue
Feb 10
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 242.59 242.45 239.98 238.22 238.45 0.23 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 236.21 236.89 234.84 234.12 233.32 -0.80 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 6.38 5.57 5.14 4.10 5.13 1.03 Report
Primal Values: Choice Wed
Feb 04
Thu
Feb 05
Fri
Feb 06
Mon
Feb 09
Tue
Feb 10
Change Report
  Rib 327.80 329.29 323.95 326.79 327.83 1.04 Report
  Chuck 211.02 212.25 206.82 204.10 203.51 -0.59 Report
  Round 226.35 224.73 223.05 221.77 223.20 1.43 Report
  Loin 306.49 305.98 307.08 304.26 303.84 -0.42 Report
  Brisket 209.91 209.56 207.86 203.00 203.75 0.75 Report
  Short Plate 169.92 168.33 167.94 166.11 167.35 1.24 Report
  Flank 134.14 132.07 131.96 131.40 129.29 -2.11 Report
Loads Wed
Feb 04
Thu
Feb 05
Fri
Feb 06
Mon
Feb 09
Tue
Feb 10
Change Report
  Total 131.00 95.00 69.00 101.00 69.00 -32.00 Report
  Choice 66.84 44.56 37.19 50.33 37.94 -12.39 Report
  Select 22.47 14.02 12.49 12.27 15.87 3.60 Report
  Trimmings 16.32 10.91 10.98 23.76 4.77 -18.99 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Wed
Feb 04
Thu
Feb 05
Fri
Feb 06
Mon
Feb 09
Tue
Feb 10
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 153.00 153.43 156.08 158.45 -- 2.37 Report
  BBLC Spread 89.59 89.02 83.90 79.77 -- -79.77 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Tue
Feb 03
Wed
Feb 04
Thu
Feb 05
Fri
Feb 06
Mon
Feb 09
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 76.49 76.67 73.64 74.37 73.90 -0.47 Report
  BBPC Spread 165.92 168.81 165.61 164.32 -- -164.32 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Tue
Feb 03
Wed
Feb 04
Thu
Feb 05
Fri
Feb 06
Mon
Feb 09
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 145.79 145.64 142.28 140.02 140.79 0.77 Report
  BBCB Spread 96.95 100.17 99.96 97.43 -- -97.43 Report
Other Tue
Feb 03
Wed
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Thu
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Fri
Feb 06
Mon
Feb 09
Change Report
  Daily Drop 15.09 15.09 15.04 15.12 15.03 -0.09 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 230.20 229.32 231.20 231.07 231.11 0.04 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 233.53 233.33 232.56 231.22 231.08 -0.14 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 112,000 100,000 110,000 107,000 110,000 3,000 Report