Choice boxed beef prices slipped to start the week. On Monday, prices dropped $1.21 to $247.78. The 27-day average price fell to $243.26. Select boxed beef prices fell, too. Select boxed beef prices fell to $245.38.

Choice primal rib prices fell $1.40 on Monday. Prices ended at $351.78. Choice primal chuck prices fell a little harder on Monday. Prices ended at $213.84, a drop of $3.24.

Choice primal short loin prices are up $1.34 to $162.38.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Tue
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Wed
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Thu
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Fri
Mar 06
Mon
Mar 09
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 249.70 249.16 248.91 248.99 247.78 -1.21 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 244.98 247.20 247.46 245.63 245.38 -0.25 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 4.72 1.96 1.45 3.36 2.40 -0.96 Report
Primal Values: Choice Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
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Fri
Mar 06
Mon
Mar 09
Change Report
  Rib 354.63 355.10 353.42 353.18 351.78 -1.40 Report
  Chuck 213.19 212.28 216.35 217.08 213.84 -3.24 Report
  Round 228.60 227.78 226.47 225.28 225.82 0.54 Report
  Loin 325.00 323.87 319.77 321.41 320.10 -1.31 Report
  Brisket 202.95 204.12 201.86 200.17 199.75 -0.42 Report
  Short Plate 161.89 162.14 162.27 161.04 162.38 1.34 Report
  Flank 130.35 131.17 131.37 130.65 130.48 -0.17 Report
Loads Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Fri
Mar 06
Mon
Mar 09
Change Report
  Total 64.00 86.00 101.00 72.00 81.00 9.00 Report
  Choice 33.54 47.06 59.22 35.57 52.92 17.35 Report
  Select 10.84 15.79 13.19 13.33 8.52 -4.81 Report
  Trimmings 6.17 7.13 4.80 8.50 9.13 0.63 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Fri
Mar 06
Mon
Mar 09
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 151.05 154.05 153.28 154.65 -- 1.37 Report
  BBLC Spread 98.65 95.11 95.63 94.34 -- -94.34 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Fri
Mar 06
Mon
Mar 09
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 68.90 70.05 68.49 68.58 68.89 0.31 Report
  BBPC Spread 180.80 179.11 180.42 180.41 178.89 -1.52 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Fri
Mar 06
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 134.54 134.90 135.44 136.60 135.92 -0.68 Report
  BBCB Spread 114.80 113.72 112.31 113.07 -- -113.07 Report
Other Mon
Mar 02
Tue
Mar 03
Wed
Mar 04
Thu
Mar 05
Fri
Mar 06
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.08 14.10 14.15 14.46 14.52 0.06 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 228.88 228.91 228.82 230.44 229.77 -0.67 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 236.28 236.58 236.22 236.48 236.06 -0.42 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 109,000 109,000 106,000 108,000 102,000 -6,000 Report