Choice boxed beef prices fell 26 cents on Wednesday, after seeing gains on Tuesday. Prices fell to $247.74, bringing the 27-day average price to $243.59. Select boxed beef prices also fell, dropping 54 cents to $245.06 on Wednesday.

Choice primal rib prices are continuing to rise, gaining $2.30 to reach $357.83. Choice primal flank prices also saw gains on Wednesday. Prices rose $1.51 to $132.00.

Choice primal chuck prices are still dropping, falling another $1.83 to $210.58. Choice primal short plate also fell on Wednesday, dropping 74 cents to $161.58.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Thu
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Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 248.91 248.99 247.78 248.00 247.74 -0.26 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 247.46 245.63 245.38 245.60 245.06 -0.54 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 1.45 3.36 2.40 2.40 2.68 0.28 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
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Change Report
  Rib 353.42 353.18 351.78 355.53 357.83 2.30 Report
  Chuck 216.35 217.08 213.84 212.41 210.58 -1.83 Report
  Round 226.47 225.28 225.82 225.09 225.34 0.25 Report
  Loin 319.77 321.41 320.10 321.66 321.27 -0.39 Report
  Brisket 201.86 200.17 199.75 200.74 201.68 0.94 Report
  Short Plate 162.27 161.04 162.38 162.32 161.58 -0.74 Report
  Flank 131.37 130.65 130.48 130.49 132.00 1.51 Report
Loads Thu
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Change Report
  Total 101.00 72.00 81.00 88.00 96.00 8.00 Report
  Choice 59.22 35.57 52.92 39.51 41.70 2.19 Report
  Select 13.19 13.33 8.52 18.31 20.53 2.22 Report
  Trimmings 4.80 8.50 9.13 8.26 12.53 4.27 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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  CME Live Cattle 153.28 154.65 154.00 154.75 -- 0.75 Report
  BBLC Spread 95.63 94.34 93.78 93.25 -- -93.25 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Wed
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Change Report
  Pork Carcass 70.05 68.49 68.58 68.89 69.08 0.19 Report
  BBPC Spread 180.42 180.41 178.89 178.92 -- -178.92 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
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Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 135.44 136.60 135.92 135.05 137.09 2.04 Report
  BBCB Spread 112.31 113.07 112.73 110.91 -- -110.91 Report
Other Wed
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Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.15 14.46 14.52 14.52 14.49 -0.03 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 228.82 230.44 229.77 229.94 231.81 1.87 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 236.22 236.48 236.06 236.93 237.07 0.14 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 106,000 108,000 102,000 110,000 109,000 -1,000 Report