Choice boxed beef prices continued to rise on Thursday, gaining another 60 cents to $256.40. The 27-day average price rose to $248.69. Selected boxed beef prices also rose, gaining 21 cents to $250.82.

Choice primal rib prices rose $1.03, bringing prices to $383.76. Choice primal flank prices are up $1.79 to $141.04.

Choice primal round prices fell 81 cents to $222.03.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Fri
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Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 250.43 252.50 254.50 255.80 256.40 0.60 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 246.62 249.28 250.78 250.61 250.82 0.21 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 3.81 3.22 3.72 5.19 5.57 0.38 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
Mar 27
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Change Report
  Rib 374.91 379.70 384.84 382.73 383.76 1.03 Report
  Chuck 204.92 205.60 208.14 208.95 208.84 -0.11 Report
  Round 223.16 221.83 222.25 222.84 222.03 -0.81 Report
  Loin 335.72 339.99 342.69 348.27 350.50 2.23 Report
  Brisket 195.93 200.23 195.36 195.80 196.82 1.02 Report
  Short Plate 163.14 166.93 169.46 169.76 171.26 1.50 Report
  Flank 132.35 139.58 140.96 139.25 141.04 1.79 Report
Loads Fri
Mar 27
Mon
Mar 30
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Wed
Apr 01
Thu
Apr 02
Change Report
  Total 58.00 53.00 68.00 121.00 54.00 -67.00 Report
  Choice 45.39 23.90 36.22 62.88 33.08 -29.80 Report
  Select 6.46 10.37 11.86 25.05 12.50 -12.55 Report
  Trimmings 0.00 7.47 3.95 14.31 1.04 -13.27 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
Mar 27
Mon
Mar 30
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Mar 31
Wed
Apr 01
Thu
Apr 02
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 162.63 162.50 161.33 161.80 -- 0.47 Report
  BBLC Spread 87.80 90.00 93.17 94.00 -- -94.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Mar 27
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Mar 30
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Mar 31
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Apr 01
Thu
Apr 02
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 66.08 65.65 65.01 64.23 64.37 0.14 Report
  BBPC Spread 184.35 186.85 189.49 191.57 192.03 0.46 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
Mar 26
Fri
Mar 27
Mon
Mar 30
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Wed
Apr 01
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 151.21 150.98 150.71 153.94 153.39 -0.55 Report
  BBCB Spread 99.45 101.79 100.56 102.41 -- -102.41 Report
Other Thu
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Apr 01
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.67 14.63 14.65 14.64 14.38 -0.26 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 231.81 231.76 232.29 231.67 229.88 -1.79 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 239.93 240.04 241.76 242.99 243.86 0.87 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 108,000 95,000 109,000 109,000 96,000 -13,000 Report