Choice boxed beef prices fell again on Friday, dropping $2.20. Prices fell to $244.07, bringing the 27-day average price to $243.73. Select boxed beef prices fell $1.76 to $244.59.

Choice primal brisket prices were up $1.67 on Friday to $199.24. Choice primal rib prices gained 95 cents, bringing prices up to $356.05.

Choice primal chuck prices tanked on Friday. Prices fell $5.99 to $205.19. Choice primal round prices slipped $1.46 to $224.09.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Mon
Mar 09
Tue
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Wed
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Fri
Mar 13
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 247.78 248.00 247.74 246.27 244.07 -2.20 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 245.38 245.60 245.06 246.35 244.59 -1.76 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 2.40 2.40 2.68 -0.08 -0.52 -0.44 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
Mar 09
Tue
Mar 10
Wed
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Thu
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Fri
Mar 13
Change Report
  Rib 351.78 355.53 357.83 355.10 356.05 0.95 Report
  Chuck 213.84 212.41 210.58 211.18 205.19 -5.99 Report
  Round 225.82 225.09 225.34 225.55 224.09 -1.46 Report
  Loin 320.10 321.66 321.27 315.62 314.59 -1.03 Report
  Brisket 199.75 200.74 201.68 197.57 199.24 1.67 Report
  Short Plate 162.38 162.32 161.58 161.61 161.05 -0.56 Report
  Flank 130.48 130.49 132.00 132.76 131.81 -0.95 Report
Loads Mon
Mar 09
Tue
Mar 10
Wed
Mar 11
Thu
Mar 12
Fri
Mar 13
Change Report
  Total 81.00 88.00 96.00 89.00 64.00 -25.00 Report
  Choice 52.92 39.51 41.70 54.49 38.64 -15.85 Report
  Select 8.52 18.31 20.53 13.58 10.06 -3.52 Report
  Trimmings 9.13 8.26 12.53 4.21 4.37 0.16 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
Mar 09
Tue
Mar 10
Wed
Mar 11
Thu
Mar 12
Fri
Mar 13
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 154.00 154.75 155.60 155.80 -- 0.20 Report
  BBLC Spread 93.78 93.25 92.14 90.47 -- -90.47 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Mar 06
Mon
Mar 09
Tue
Mar 10
Wed
Mar 11
Thu
Mar 12
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 68.58 68.89 69.08 69.05 67.90 -1.15 Report
  BBPC Spread 178.89 178.92 178.69 178.37 -- -178.37 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
Mar 06
Mon
Mar 09
Tue
Mar 10
Wed
Mar 11
Thu
Mar 12
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 135.92 135.05 137.09 135.72 137.16 1.44 Report
  BBCB Spread 112.73 110.91 112.02 109.11 -- -109.11 Report
Other Fri
Mar 06
Mon
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Tue
Mar 10
Wed
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Thu
Mar 12
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.52 14.52 14.49 14.45 14.42 -0.03 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 229.77 229.94 231.81 230.94 231.54 0.60 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 236.06 236.93 237.07 236.95 236.29 -0.66 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 102,000 110,000 109,000 103,000 103,000 0 Report