Choice boxed beef prices were up $3.05 on Wednesday. Prices reached over $246.52, helping bring the 27-day average price to $244.60. Select boxed beef prices also rose, gaining $3.47, bringing the price to $245.48.

Choice primal rib prices saw huge gains on Wednesday, jumping $7.49 to $347.05. Choice primal chuck prices gained $3.67 to $211.77. All other beef prices also saw gains, with choice primal round seeing the smallest prices increase with 31 cents.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Thu
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Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 240.37 240.12 240.76 243.47 246.52 3.05 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 236.83 236.86 239.49 242.01 245.48 3.47 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 3.54 3.26 1.26 1.47 1.04 -0.43 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
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Change Report
  Rib 334.50 333.96 334.87 339.56 347.05 7.49 Report
  Chuck 205.62 205.39 207.17 208.10 211.77 3.67 Report
  Round 223.57 223.47 224.41 227.49 227.80 0.31 Report
  Loin 309.40 309.46 309.19 314.30 317.38 3.08 Report
  Brisket 200.16 199.52 198.87 199.92 201.88 1.96 Report
  Short Plate 162.12 160.24 158.67 159.27 161.92 2.65 Report
  Flank 123.61 125.40 125.14 126.09 129.02 2.93 Report
Loads Thu
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Fri
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Feb 25
Change Report
  Total 81.00 92.00 58.00 70.00 72.00 2.00 Report
  Choice 45.33 49.07 25.70 43.23 35.91 -7.32 Report
  Select 15.50 9.44 9.29 16.41 14.18 -2.23 Report
  Trimmings 8.83 24.70 10.13 0.00 6.76 6.76 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 25
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 158.93 156.70 156.03 156.65 -- 0.62 Report
  BBLC Spread 81.44 83.42 84.73 86.82 -- -86.82 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Thu
Feb 19
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Change Report
  Pork Carcass 72.83 70.84 72.48 70.66 69.64 -1.02 Report
  BBPC Spread 167.54 169.28 168.28 172.81 176.88 4.07 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
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Thu
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Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 139.85 140.35 137.21 138.22 144.33 6.11 Report
  BBCB Spread 100.02 102.91 102.54 99.14 -- -99.14 Report
Other Wed
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Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.12 14.27 14.13 14.16 14.06 -0.10 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 227.72 228.76 227.17 228.30 228.73 0.43 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 233.73 233.67 233.69 232.74 234.39 1.65 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 99,000 109,000 103,000 104,000 109,000 5,000 Report