Choice boxed beef prices fell for the first time in more than a week on Wednesday. Prices fell to $249.16, a 54 cent price decrease. The 27-day average price fell to $243.17. Select boxed beef prices rose $2.22 to $247.20.

Choice primal brisket prices rose $1.17 to $204.12 on Wednesday. Choice primal rib prices are also up 47 cents to $355.10.

Choice primal loin prices fell $1.13 to $323.87.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Thu
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Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 247.52 247.84 248.37 249.70 249.16 -0.54 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 245.18 245.93 245.47 244.98 247.20 2.22 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 2.34 1.91 2.90 4.72 1.96 -2.76 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
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Change Report
  Rib 348.95 350.01 350.64 354.63 355.10 0.47 Report
  Chuck 211.11 210.72 213.02 213.19 212.28 -0.91 Report
  Round 228.83 229.03 228.57 228.60 227.78 -0.82 Report
  Loin 319.86 321.99 321.65 325.00 323.87 -1.13 Report
  Brisket 203.37 203.23 202.10 202.95 204.12 1.17 Report
  Short Plate 163.67 160.98 161.17 161.89 162.14 0.25 Report
  Flank 129.76 130.28 129.96 130.35 131.17 0.82 Report
Loads Thu
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Tue
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Wed
Mar 04
Change Report
  Total 63.00 74.00 40.00 64.00 86.00 22.00 Report
  Choice 27.73 34.42 21.15 33.54 47.06 13.52 Report
  Select 8.46 24.59 5.52 10.84 15.79 4.95 Report
  Trimmings 10.10 2.56 4.70 6.17 7.13 0.96 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
Feb 26
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Feb 27
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Mar 02
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Mar 03
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Mar 04
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 161.13 151.70 153.45 151.05 -- -2.40 Report
  BBLC Spread 86.39 96.14 94.92 98.65 -- -98.65 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
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Feb 27
Mon
Mar 02
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Mar 03
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 69.64 67.89 69.98 70.58 68.90 -1.68 Report
  BBPC Spread 179.63 177.86 177.79 180.80 -- -180.80 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
Fri
Feb 27
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Mar 02
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Mar 03
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 139.32 133.88 135.64 134.54 134.90 0.36 Report
  BBCB Spread 113.64 112.20 113.83 114.80 -- -114.80 Report
Other Wed
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Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.09 14.33 14.11 14.08 14.10 0.02 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 228.24 229.46 228.44 228.88 228.91 0.03 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 235.26 235.17 235.44 236.28 236.58 0.30 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 101,000 108,000 102,000 109,000 109,000 0 Report