Choice boxed beef prices are up another 58 cents on Thursday. Prices reached $250.96, bringing the 27-day average price to $246.30. Select boxed beef prices fell on Thursday. Prices dropped 31 cents to $247.26.

Choice primal rib prices exploded on Thursday, gaining $8.58. Prices reached $377.66, a 27-day high. The 27-day average price hit $354.54.

Choice primal loin prices saw no change. Prices have plateaued at $334.21 on Thursday.

Choice primal chuck prices saw the largest price decrease on Thursday as prices dropped $1.25 to $205.89.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Fri
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Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 244.38 245.61 246.91 250.38 250.96 0.58 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 244.56 242.83 244.87 247.57 247.26 -0.31 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread -0.18 2.78 2.03 2.80 3.70 0.90 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
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Mon
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Change Report
  Rib 368.14 367.76 364.15 369.08 377.66 8.58 Report
  Chuck 199.00 203.41 206.68 207.14 205.89 -1.25 Report
  Round 222.85 223.26 221.92 224.46 224.27 -0.19 Report
  Loin 321.54 321.79 324.69 334.21 334.21 0.00 Report
  Brisket 194.66 193.32 196.62 197.87 197.46 -0.41 Report
  Short Plate 158.08 157.22 160.74 161.79 162.50 0.71 Report
  Flank 131.71 130.12 130.54 131.76 131.47 -0.29 Report
Loads Fri
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Mon
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Wed
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Thu
Mar 26
Change Report
  Total 100.00 66.00 77.00 100.00 90.00 -10.00 Report
  Choice 51.29 36.37 24.93 46.41 38.83 -7.58 Report
  Select 8.43 8.12 10.98 23.01 18.31 -4.70 Report
  Trimmings 16.45 7.93 30.20 8.62 11.50 2.88 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
Mar 20
Mon
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Tue
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Wed
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Thu
Mar 26
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 158.35 161.35 162.00 161.73 -- -0.27 Report
  BBLC Spread 86.03 84.26 84.91 88.65 -- -88.65 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Thu
Mar 19
Fri
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Mon
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Wed
Mar 25
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 68.16 67.52 68.62 67.94 67.02 -0.92 Report
  BBPC Spread 176.86 176.99 178.97 183.36 -- -183.36 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
Mar 19
Fri
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Mon
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Tue
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Wed
Mar 25
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 141.69 142.61 143.73 147.04 148.90 1.86 Report
  BBCB Spread 101.77 101.88 99.87 101.48 -- -101.48 Report
Other Thu
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Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.39 14.46 14.50 14.65 14.66 0.01 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 231.92 231.11 232.10 231.99 231.78 -0.21 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 236.84 235.74 237.59 238.00 239.84 1.84 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 103,000 83,000 107,000 108,000 99,000 -9,000 Report