Choice boxed beef prices continued to climb on Wednesday, gaining $1.30. Prices were pushed to $255.80, bringing the 27-day average price to $248.21. Select boxed beef prices fell on Wednesday, dropping 17 cents to $250.61.

Choice primal rib prices took a hit on Wednesday as prices fell $2.11 to $382.73. Choice primal flank prices fell $1.71 down to $139.25.

All other choice primal beef prices were up on Wednesday. Seeing the largest gains, choice primal loin prices were up $5.58. Prices reached $348.27.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Thu
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Apr 01
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 250.96 250.43 252.50 254.50 255.80 1.30 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 247.26 246.62 249.28 250.78 250.61 -0.17 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 3.70 3.81 3.22 3.72 5.19 1.47 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
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Apr 01
Change Report
  Rib 377.66 374.91 379.70 384.84 382.73 -2.11 Report
  Chuck 205.89 204.92 205.60 208.14 208.95 0.81 Report
  Round 224.27 223.16 221.83 222.25 222.84 0.59 Report
  Loin 334.21 335.72 339.99 342.69 348.27 5.58 Report
  Brisket 197.46 195.93 200.23 195.36 195.80 0.44 Report
  Short Plate 162.50 163.14 166.93 169.46 169.76 0.30 Report
  Flank 131.47 132.35 139.58 140.96 139.25 -1.71 Report
Loads Thu
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Fri
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Mon
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Tue
Mar 31
Wed
Apr 01
Change Report
  Total 90.00 58.00 53.00 68.00 121.00 53.00 Report
  Choice 38.83 45.39 23.90 36.22 62.88 26.66 Report
  Select 18.31 6.46 10.37 11.86 25.05 13.19 Report
  Trimmings 11.50 0.00 7.47 3.95 14.31 10.36 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
Mar 26
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Mar 31
Wed
Apr 01
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 161.68 162.63 162.50 161.33 -- -1.17 Report
  BBLC Spread 89.28 87.80 90.00 93.17 -- -93.17 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Thu
Mar 26
Fri
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Apr 01
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 68.33 66.08 65.65 65.01 64.23 -0.78 Report
  BBPC Spread 182.63 184.35 186.85 189.49 191.57 2.08 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
Mar 25
Thu
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Fri
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Tue
Mar 31
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 148.90 151.21 150.98 150.71 153.94 3.23 Report
  BBCB Spread 99.75 99.45 101.79 100.56 -- -100.56 Report
Other Wed
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Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.66 14.67 14.63 14.65 14.64 -0.01 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 231.78 231.81 231.76 232.29 231.67 -0.62 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 239.84 239.93 240.04 241.76 242.99 1.23 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 99,000 108,000 95,000 109,000 109,000 0 Report