After jumping more than $2 between Friday and Tuesday, choice boxed beef prices barely increased on Wednesday. With a gain of only 9 cents, prices came in at $240.31. The 27-day average price fell to $248.20. Select boxed beef prices jumped $2.58, after dropping between Friday and Tuesday. Prices landed at $236.63.

Choice primal rib and flank prices took hits on Wednesday. Choice primal rib prices fell $2.45 to $332.10. Choice primal flank prices fell $1.93, dropping to $125.14.

Choice primal round prices jumped $2.18 to $223.59. Choice primal short plate is up 62 cents to $160.73.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Wed
Feb 11
Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 239.61 238.09 238.15 240.22 240.31 0.09 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 235.75 234.37 235.19 234.05 236.63 2.58 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 3.86 3.72 2.96 6.17 3.68 -2.49 Report
Primal Values: Choice Wed
Feb 11
Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Change Report
  Rib 326.25 326.44 331.34 334.55 332.10 -2.45 Report
  Chuck 204.75 203.31 203.88 206.35 206.16 -0.19 Report
  Round 223.05 223.36 221.18 221.41 223.59 2.18 Report
  Loin 310.68 306.85 305.77 309.43 309.24 -0.19 Report
  Brisket 202.70 199.93 201.24 202.93 202.82 -0.11 Report
  Short Plate 161.26 158.73 159.27 160.11 160.73 0.62 Report
  Flank 130.14 128.51 127.09 127.07 125.14 -1.93 Report
Loads Wed
Feb 11
Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Change Report
  Total 113.00 115.00 85.00 56.00 89.00 33.00 Report
  Choice 42.32 53.80 49.30 31.13 44.83 13.70 Report
  Select 10.61 12.87 12.59 12.53 16.27 3.74 Report
  Trimmings 7.13 20.30 13.07 2.66 9.73 7.07 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Wed
Feb 11
Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 159.10 160.00 160.00 158.60 -- -1.40 Report
  BBLC Spread 80.51 78.09 78.15 81.62 -- -81.62 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Tue
Feb 10
Wed
Feb 11
Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 73.29 72.30 73.16 72.99 71.98 -1.01 Report
  BBPC Spread 167.31 164.93 165.16 168.24 -- -168.24 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Tue
Feb 10
Wed
Feb 11
Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 139.71 144.41 141.66 139.06 134.07 -4.99 Report
  BBCB Spread 95.20 96.43 99.09 106.15 -- -106.15 Report
Other Tue
Feb 10
Wed
Feb 11
Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.88 14.83 14.83 14.36 14.27 -0.09 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 229.17 229.13 228.61 229.62 228.17 -1.45 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 231.89 231.97 231.35 232.86 233.38 0.52 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 97,000 109,000 105,000 99,000 109,000 10,000 Report