Choice boxed beef prices are still on the rise to start March. Prices rose to $248.37, a 53 cent price increase from Friday. The 27-day average price for choice boxed beef rose to $243.43. Select boxed beef prices fell 46 on Monday to $245.47.

Choice primal chuck prices saw significant gains on Monday. Prices are up $2.30 to $213.02. Choice primal rib prices also rose, gaining 63 cents. Prices ended at $250.64.

Choice primal brisket prices fell $1.13 to $202.10 on Monday.

$Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Tue
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Wed
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Mon
Mar 02
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 243.47 246.52 247.52 247.84 248.37 0.53 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 242.01 245.48 245.18 245.93 245.47 -0.46 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 1.47 1.04 2.34 1.91 2.90 0.99 Report
Primal Values: Choice Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
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Mar 02
Change Report
  Rib 339.56 347.05 348.95 350.01 350.64 0.63 Report
  Chuck 208.10 211.77 211.11 210.72 213.02 2.30 Report
  Round 227.49 227.80 228.83 229.03 228.57 -0.46 Report
  Loin 314.30 317.38 319.86 321.99 321.65 -0.34 Report
  Brisket 199.92 201.88 203.37 203.23 202.10 -1.13 Report
  Short Plate 159.27 161.92 163.67 160.98 161.17 0.19 Report
  Flank 126.09 129.02 129.76 130.28 129.96 -0.32 Report
Loads Tue
Feb 24
Wed
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Fri
Feb 27
Mon
Mar 02
Change Report
  Total 70.00 72.00 63.00 74.00 40.00 -34.00 Report
  Choice 43.23 35.91 27.73 34.42 21.15 -13.27 Report
  Select 16.41 14.18 8.46 24.59 5.52 -19.07 Report
  Trimmings 0.00 6.76 10.10 2.56 4.70 2.14 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
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Feb 27
Mon
Mar 02
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 156.65 158.35 161.13 151.70 -- -9.43 Report
  BBLC Spread 86.82 88.17 86.39 96.14 -- -96.14 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
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Fri
Feb 27
Mon
Mar 02
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 70.66 69.64 67.89 69.98 70.58 0.60 Report
  BBPC Spread 172.81 176.88 179.63 177.86 177.79 -0.07 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Mon
Feb 23
Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
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Fri
Feb 27
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 138.22 144.33 139.32 133.88 135.64 1.76 Report
  BBCB Spread 99.14 107.20 113.64 112.20 -- -112.20 Report
Other Mon
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Tue
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Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.16 14.06 14.09 14.33 14.11 -0.22 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 228.30 228.73 228.24 229.46 228.44 -1.02 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 232.74 234.39 235.26 235.17 235.44 0.27 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 104,000 109,000 101,000 108,000 102,000 -6,000 Report