Choice boxed beef prices fell on Thursday, dropping to $258.38. The $1.38 price decrease brought the 27-day average price to $250.45. Select boxed beef prices saw gains. The 48 cent price increase brought the average price to $252.60 on Thursday.

Choice primal rib and chuck prices took hard hits on Thursday. Choice primal rib prices fell $4.03, dropping prices to $383.76. Choice primal chuck prices fell to $207.44, a $3.08 price drop.

Choice primal loin prices made gains on Thursday. Prices were up $2.53 to $362.22.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Thu
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Mon
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Thu
Apr 09
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 255.97 256.12 257.39 259.76 258.38 -1.38 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 249.47 250.16 252.08 252.12 252.60 0.48 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 6.50 5.97 5.31 7.64 5.78 -1.86 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
Apr 02
Mon
Apr 06
Tue
Apr 07
Wed
Apr 08
Thu
Apr 09
Change Report
  Rib 385.09 387.34 389.27 387.79 383.76 -4.03 Report
  Chuck 206.10 205.60 207.19 210.52 207.44 -3.08 Report
  Round 221.30 223.18 223.34 223.56 221.62 -1.94 Report
  Loin 352.69 351.41 353.86 359.69 362.22 2.53 Report
  Brisket 197.95 196.39 196.13 196.51 195.18 -1.33 Report
  Short Plate 170.10 170.15 169.99 172.25 171.61 -0.64 Report
  Flank 139.81 138.79 140.28 142.85 142.86 0.01 Report
Loads Thu
Apr 02
Mon
Apr 06
Tue
Apr 07
Wed
Apr 08
Thu
Apr 09
Change Report
  Total 61.00 72.00 44.00 88.00 89.00 1.00 Report
  Choice 34.98 45.50 23.43 39.12 65.66 26.54 Report
  Select 4.80 10.18 8.28 20.64 13.88 -6.76 Report
  Trimmings 3.33 7.18 0.00 9.69 3.31 -6.38 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
Apr 02
Mon
Apr 06
Tue
Apr 07
Wed
Apr 08
Thu
Apr 09
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 163.03 162.45 163.00 161.55 -- -1.45 Report
  BBLC Spread 92.94 93.67 94.39 98.21 -- -98.21 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Thu
Apr 02
Mon
Apr 06
Tue
Apr 07
Wed
Apr 08
Thu
Apr 09
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 66.14 65.17 66.50 65.43 65.76 0.33 Report
  BBPC Spread 189.83 190.95 190.89 194.33 192.62 -1.71 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
Apr 01
Thu
Apr 02
Mon
Apr 06
Tue
Apr 07
Wed
Apr 08
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 152.45 151.31 149.65 151.96 152.83 0.87 Report
  BBCB Spread 104.66 106.47 105.43 106.93 -- -106.93 Report
Other Wed
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Thu
Apr 02
Mon
Apr 06
Tue
Apr 07
Wed
Apr 08
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.22 14.00 14.00 14.00 13.94 -0.06 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 231.19 231.36 232.23 231.65 231.47 -0.18 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 244.26 244.33 246.32 246.58 247.70 1.12 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 103,000 97,000 96,000 110,000 107,000 -3,000 Report