Choice boxed beef prices are up another $2.04 Tuesday, hitting $260.39 from yesterday's $258.35. Tuesday's price increase brings the 27-day average to $248.62. Choice boxed beef prices have been on the rise since mid-December after they plummeted to below $240.

Choice primal rib prices are up $6.82 on Tuesday, bringing prices to $338.25. Choice primal flank also fared well, getting over the $140 mark at $141.64, up $2.83 from Monday.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 252.09 255.01 256.39 258.35 260.39 2.04 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 241.78 245.46 247.58 250.29 251.31 1.02 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 10.31 9.55 8.82 8.06 9.08 1.02 Report
Primal Values: Choice Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Change Report
  Rib 333.77 338.18 329.60 331.43 338.25 6.82 Report
  Chuck 224.85 227.58 230.35 233.24 234.49 1.25 Report
  Round 239.88 241.80 244.61 246.99 248.68 1.69 Report
  Loin 306.75 310.35 313.06 313.84 315.33 1.49 Report
  Brisket 226.87 231.18 232.55 235.71 236.55 0.84 Report
  Short Plate 180.62 182.60 185.29 186.18 187.05 0.87 Report
  Flank 135.47 137.25 139.73 138.81 141.64 2.83 Report
Loads Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Change Report
  Total 149.00 82.00 110.00 93.00 73.00 -20.00 Report
  Choice 72.45 47.52 56.92 54.51 30.58 -23.93 Report
  Select 35.33 11.19 15.96 11.32 17.34 6.02 Report
  Trimmings 9.95 5.21 2.83 5.96 10.86 4.90 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 165.90 163.60 160.60 160.45 -- -0.15 Report
  BBLC Spread 86.19 91.41 95.79 97.90 -- -97.90 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 82.43 82.49 82.69 83.23 82.70 -0.53 Report
  BBPC Spread 169.60 172.32 173.16 175.65 -- -175.65 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 125.72 126.20 129.73 127.87 125.12 -2.75 Report
  BBCB Spread 125.89 125.28 128.52 133.23 -- -133.23 Report
Other Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Change Report
  Daily Drop 15.45 15.43 15.49 15.34 15.53 0.19 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 236.37 236.56 238.42 237.79 237.04 -0.75 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 242.02 244.49 245.72 248.37 249.10 0.73 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 112,000 104,000 108,000 95,000 111,000 16,000 Report