Choice boxed beef prices have been up and down this week. Thursday, prices gained 7 cents. This recent price increase brought prices to $246.84. The 27-day average price it $244.72. Select boxed beef prices fell 47 cents to $245.28.

Choice primal loin prices saw large gains of $3.82, bringing prices to $325.58. Choice primal rib prices also saw significant increases as they gained $3.11 to $368.77.

Choice primal chuck prices got hit hard on Thursday. Prices fell $3.24 to $202.08. Choice primal flank prices fell 80 cents to $130.30.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Fri
Mar 13
Mon
Mar 16
Tue
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 18
Thu
Mar 19
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 244.07 244.54 247.69 246.77 246.84 0.07 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 244.59 245.08 246.30 245.75 245.28 -0.47 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread -0.52 -0.54 1.39 1.02 1.55 0.53 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
Mar 13
Mon
Mar 16
Tue
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 18
Thu
Mar 19
Change Report
  Rib 356.05 359.85 367.26 365.66 368.77 3.11 Report
  Chuck 205.19 204.56 207.43 205.32 202.08 -3.24 Report
  Round 224.09 225.10 225.14 224.91 224.25 -0.66 Report
  Loin 314.59 315.43 321.65 321.76 325.58 3.82 Report
  Brisket 199.24 197.39 197.71 196.10 197.29 1.19 Report
  Short Plate 161.05 160.61 161.39 161.45 161.10 -0.35 Report
  Flank 131.81 129.96 131.42 131.10 130.30 -0.80 Report
Loads Fri
Mar 13
Mon
Mar 16
Tue
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 18
Thu
Mar 19
Change Report
  Total 64.00 61.00 74.00 96.00 99.00 3.00 Report
  Choice 38.64 33.01 37.69 46.34 67.03 20.69 Report
  Select 10.06 9.31 14.08 22.71 16.46 -6.25 Report
  Trimmings 4.37 0.04 7.20 0.14 5.22 5.08 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
Mar 13
Mon
Mar 16
Tue
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 18
Thu
Mar 19
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 154.28 153.20 153.58 156.58 -- 3.00 Report
  BBLC Spread 89.79 91.34 94.11 90.19 -- -90.19 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Thu
Mar 12
Fri
Mar 13
Mon
Mar 16
Tue
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 18
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 67.90 67.74 69.19 67.68 69.31 1.63 Report
  BBPC Spread 176.33 175.35 180.01 177.46 -- -177.46 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
Mar 12
Fri
Mar 13
Mon
Mar 16
Tue
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 18
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 137.16 132.99 132.36 138.41 139.96 1.55 Report
  BBCB Spread 111.08 112.18 109.28 106.81 -- -106.81 Report
Other Thu
Mar 12
Fri
Mar 13
Mon
Mar 16
Tue
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 18
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.42 14.43 14.43 14.39 14.43 0.04 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 231.54 230.69 231.08 231.13 230.85 -0.28 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 236.29 235.41 236.19 237.11 236.97 -0.14 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 103,000 96,000 110,000 110,000 107,000 -3,000 Report