Choice boxed beef prices are up slightly on Friday. The 8 cent price gain brought the price to $248.99. The 27-day average price is now $243.18. Select boxed beef prices fell on Friday to $245.63, a $1.83 price dip.

Choice primal brisket prices fell $1.69 to $200.17 on Friday. Choice primal rib prices are down 24 cents to $353.18.

Choice primal loin prices are up $1.64 to $321.41. Choice primal chuck prices made large gains earlier in the week, but the gains slowed down on Friday as the prices only increased 73 cents. Prices reached $217.08.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Fri
Mar 06
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 248.37 249.70 249.16 248.91 248.99 0.08 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 245.47 244.98 247.20 247.46 245.63 -1.83 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 2.90 4.72 1.96 1.45 3.36 1.91 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Fri
Mar 06
Change Report
  Rib 350.64 354.63 355.10 353.42 353.18 -0.24 Report
  Chuck 213.02 213.19 212.28 216.35 217.08 0.73 Report
  Round 228.57 228.60 227.78 226.47 225.28 -1.19 Report
  Loin 321.65 325.00 323.87 319.77 321.41 1.64 Report
  Brisket 202.10 202.95 204.12 201.86 200.17 -1.69 Report
  Short Plate 161.17 161.89 162.14 162.27 161.04 -1.23 Report
  Flank 129.96 130.35 131.17 131.37 130.65 -0.72 Report
Loads Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Fri
Mar 06
Change Report
  Total 40.00 64.00 86.00 101.00 72.00 -29.00 Report
  Choice 21.15 33.54 47.06 59.22 35.57 -23.65 Report
  Select 5.52 10.84 15.79 13.19 13.33 0.14 Report
  Trimmings 4.70 6.17 7.13 4.80 8.50 3.70 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Fri
Mar 06
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 153.45 151.05 154.05 153.28 -- -0.77 Report
  BBLC Spread 94.92 98.65 95.11 95.63 -- -95.63 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Feb 27
Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 69.98 70.58 68.90 70.05 68.49 -1.56 Report
  BBPC Spread 177.79 180.80 179.11 180.42 -- -180.42 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
Feb 27
Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 135.64 134.54 134.90 135.44 136.60 1.16 Report
  BBCB Spread 113.83 114.80 113.72 112.31 -- -112.31 Report
Other Fri
Feb 27
Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.11 14.08 14.10 14.15 14.46 0.31 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 228.44 228.88 228.91 228.82 230.44 1.62 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 235.44 236.28 236.58 236.22 236.48 0.26 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 102,000 109,000 109,000 106,000 108,000 2,000 Report