While select boxed beef prices stayed steady on Friday, gaining only 3 cents to $236.86, choice boxed beef prices fell 25 cents. Prices slipped from $240.37 on Thursday to $240.12 on Friday. The 27-day average price is now $246.58.

Choice primal rib prices dropped 54 cents to $333.96. Choice primal short plate took the largest hit on Friday, dropping $1.88 to $160.24.

Choice primal flank prices rose $1.79 on Friday up to $125.40. Loin prices are up 6 cents on Friday, as well.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Fri
Feb 20
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 238.15 240.22 240.31 240.37 240.12 -0.25 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 235.19 234.05 236.63 236.83 236.86 0.03 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 2.96 6.17 3.68 3.54 3.26 -0.28 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Fri
Feb 20
Change Report
  Rib 331.34 334.55 332.10 334.50 333.96 -0.54 Report
  Chuck 203.88 206.35 206.16 205.62 205.39 -0.23 Report
  Round 221.18 221.41 223.59 223.57 223.47 -0.10 Report
  Loin 305.77 309.43 309.24 309.40 309.46 0.06 Report
  Brisket 201.24 202.93 202.82 200.16 199.52 -0.64 Report
  Short Plate 159.27 160.11 160.73 162.12 160.24 -1.88 Report
  Flank 127.09 127.07 125.14 123.61 125.40 1.79 Report
Loads Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Fri
Feb 20
Change Report
  Total 85.00 56.00 89.00 81.00 92.00 11.00 Report
  Choice 49.30 31.13 44.83 45.33 49.07 3.74 Report
  Select 12.59 12.53 16.27 15.50 9.44 -6.06 Report
  Trimmings 13.07 2.66 9.73 8.83 24.70 15.87 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Fri
Feb 20
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 160.00 158.60 159.18 158.93 -- -0.25 Report
  BBLC Spread 78.15 81.62 81.13 81.44 -- -81.44 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 73.16 72.99 71.98 73.00 72.83 -0.17 Report
  BBPC Spread 165.16 168.24 167.31 167.54 -- -167.54 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 141.66 139.06 134.07 139.85 140.35 0.50 Report
  BBCB Spread 99.09 106.15 100.46 100.02 -- -100.02 Report
Other Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.83 14.36 14.27 14.12 14.27 0.15 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 228.61 229.62 228.17 227.72 228.76 1.04 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 231.35 232.86 233.38 233.73 233.67 -0.06 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 105,000 99,000 109,000 99,000 109,000 10,000 Report