Choice boxed beef prices dropped $3.04 Thursday, landing at $255.91. The 27-day average price ended at $251.04.

Choice primal rib fell $5 on Thursday, dropping the price to $332.52 and leaving the 27-day average at $343.32. Choice primal chuck met a similar fate, dropping $3.35 to $230.52. Choice primal short plate saw the most significant price drop, falling $6.67 to $184.82.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Fri
Jan 16
Mon
Jan 19
Tue
Jan 20
Wed
Jan 21
Thu
Jan 22
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 261.13 259.94 260.29 258.95 255.91 -3.04 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 252.20 250.45 251.85 249.56 249.12 -0.44 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 8.93 9.48 8.44 9.39 6.79 -2.60 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
Jan 16
Mon
Jan 19
Tue
Jan 20
Wed
Jan 21
Thu
Jan 22
Change Report
  Rib 340.94 341.65 338.91 337.52 332.52 -5.00 Report
  Chuck 232.02 231.55 233.82 233.87 230.52 -3.35 Report
  Round 248.51 245.31 242.89 239.49 236.65 -2.84 Report
  Loin 320.58 318.50 319.36 317.21 315.44 -1.77 Report
  Brisket 233.15 232.35 236.01 235.87 236.54 0.67 Report
  Short Plate 188.29 189.01 191.05 191.49 184.82 -6.67 Report
  Flank 146.83 147.15 148.10 148.07 147.25 -0.82 Report
Loads Fri
Jan 16
Mon
Jan 19
Tue
Jan 20
Wed
Jan 21
Thu
Jan 22
Change Report
  Total 83.00 64.00 72.00 94.00 68.00 -26.00 Report
  Choice 51.10 41.19 31.46 40.16 41.04 0.88 Report
  Select 13.31 11.61 14.66 29.99 13.88 -16.11 Report
  Trimmings 5.37 0.05 6.12 6.67 2.76 -3.91 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
Jan 16
Mon
Jan 19
Tue
Jan 20
Wed
Jan 21
Thu
Jan 22
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 154.45 154.45 153.05 153.70 -- 0.65 Report
  BBLC Spread 106.68 105.49 107.24 105.25 -- -105.25 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Jan 16
Mon
Jan 19
Tue
Jan 20
Wed
Jan 21
Thu
Jan 22
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 84.08 84.88 83.91 86.00 84.56 -1.44 Report
  BBPC Spread 177.05 175.06 176.38 172.95 171.35 -1.60 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
Jan 15
Fri
Jan 16
Mon
Jan 19
Tue
Jan 20
Wed
Jan 21
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 131.81 133.00 134.35 138.70 142.28 3.58 Report
  BBCB Spread 128.13 125.59 121.59 116.67 -- -116.67 Report
Other Thu
Jan 15
Fri
Jan 16
Mon
Jan 19
Tue
Jan 20
Wed
Jan 21
Change Report
  Daily Drop 15.34 15.36 15.22 15.24 15.18 -0.06 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 238.77 239.87 238.21 238.89 239.54 0.65 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 248.93 246.02 245.61 244.49 242.90 -1.59 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 92,000 112,000 112,000 110,000 104,000 -6,000 Report