Choice boxed beef prices sunk a bit lower on Friday, falling from $233.41 on Thursday to $231 on Friday. The $2.41 drop brought the 27-day average price to $244.21. Select boxed beef prices increased slightly by 5 cents to hit $228.60. The 27-day average price of select boxed beef now rests at $240.34.

Chioce primal short plate saw a large fall on Friday, dropping from $165.45 on Thursday to $159.73 on Friday. The $5.72 decrease brought the 27-day average price to $173.14. Choice primal loin saw the second-largest fall of $3.76. chioce primal brisket was the only cut that saw an increase on Friday from $164.31 to $165.61.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Mon
Jul 20
Tue
Jul 21
Wed
Jul 22
Thu
Jul 23
Fri
Jul 24
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 234.12 234.10 232.86 233.41 231.00 -2.41 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 229.98 230.17 228.74 228.55 228.60 0.05 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 4.14 3.94 4.12 4.86 2.40 -2.46 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
Jul 20
Tue
Jul 21
Wed
Jul 22
Thu
Jul 23
Fri
Jul 24
Change Report
  Rib 325.83 326.20 324.17 320.70 318.19 -2.51 Report
  Chuck 194.27 195.10 192.54 192.17 189.12 -3.05 Report
  Round 215.99 216.99 218.06 218.43 218.24 -0.19 Report
  Loin 313.67 310.36 308.60 312.29 308.53 -3.76 Report
  Brisket 164.82 165.86 164.89 164.31 165.61 1.30 Report
  Short Plate 162.67 163.90 162.29 165.45 159.73 -5.72 Report
  Flank 141.56 142.79 143.77 143.65 142.57 -1.08 Report
Loads Mon
Jul 20
Tue
Jul 21
Wed
Jul 22
Thu
Jul 23
Fri
Jul 24
Change Report
  Total 51.00 77.00 101.00 90.00 51.00 -39.00 Report
  Choice 29.00 52.83 48.10 40.90 31.13 -9.77 Report
  Select 13.76 18.95 23.01 17.69 11.10 -6.59 Report
  Trimmings 0.31 0.57 11.27 13.26 0.20 -13.06 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
Jul 20
Tue
Jul 21
Wed
Jul 22
Thu
Jul 23
Fri
Jul 24
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 146.75 145.15 144.50 143.35 -- -1.15 Report
  BBLC Spread 87.37 88.95 88.36 90.06 -- -90.06 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Jul 17
Mon
Jul 20
Tue
Jul 21
Wed
Jul 22
Thu
Jul 23
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 81.67 83.13 85.43 83.51 84.24 0.73 Report
  BBPC Spread 150.99 148.67 149.35 149.17 -- -149.17 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
Jul 17
Mon
Jul 20
Tue
Jul 21
Wed
Jul 22
Thu
Jul 23
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 141.46 135.64 130.33 136.56 132.87 -3.69 Report
  BBCB Spread 98.48 103.77 96.30 100.54 -- -100.54 Report
Other Fri
Jul 17
Mon
Jul 20
Tue
Jul 21
Wed
Jul 22
Thu
Jul 23
Change Report
  Daily Drop 11.38 11.38 11.33 11.37 11.80 0.43 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 227.93 227.18 226.61 223.78 226.12 2.34 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 223.27 221.77 221.54 221.29 220.78 -0.51 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 102,000 110,000 113,000 104,000 109,000 5,000 Report