Choice boxed beef prices are still on the rise, even if it is slowly. Gaining only 6 cents, prices reached $240.37 on Thursday. The 27-day average price is down to $247.46. Select boxed beef prices dropped another 20 cents on Thursday to $236.83. The 27-day average price has fallen to $241.30.

Choice primal rib prices are up more on Thursday with prices reaching $334.50. The $2.40 price gain brought the 27-day average price to $331.63. Choice primal brisket prices took the biggest hit, falling $2.66 to $200.16.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Thu
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Fri
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Tue
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Wed
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Thu
Feb 19
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 238.09 238.15 240.22 240.31 240.37 0.06 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 234.37 235.19 234.05 236.63 236.83 0.20 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 3.72 2.96 6.17 3.68 3.54 -0.14 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
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Fri
Feb 13
Tue
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Wed
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Thu
Feb 19
Change Report
  Rib 326.44 331.34 334.55 332.10 334.50 2.40 Report
  Chuck 203.31 203.88 206.35 206.16 205.62 -0.54 Report
  Round 223.36 221.18 221.41 223.59 223.57 -0.02 Report
  Loin 306.85 305.77 309.43 309.24 309.40 0.16 Report
  Brisket 199.93 201.24 202.93 202.82 200.16 -2.66 Report
  Short Plate 158.73 159.27 160.11 160.73 162.12 1.39 Report
  Flank 128.51 127.09 127.07 125.14 123.61 -1.53 Report
Loads Thu
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Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Change Report
  Total 115.00 85.00 56.00 89.00 81.00 -8.00 Report
  Choice 53.80 49.30 31.13 44.83 45.33 0.50 Report
  Select 12.87 12.59 12.53 16.27 15.50 -0.77 Report
  Trimmings 20.30 13.07 2.66 9.73 8.83 -0.90 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
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Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 160.00 160.00 158.60 159.18 -- 0.58 Report
  BBLC Spread 78.09 78.15 81.62 81.13 -- -81.13 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 73.16 72.99 71.98 73.00 72.83 -0.17 Report
  BBPC Spread 164.93 165.16 168.24 167.31 167.54 0.23 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 141.66 139.06 134.07 139.85 140.35 0.50 Report
  BBCB Spread 96.43 99.09 106.15 100.46 100.02 -0.44 Report
Other Wed
Feb 11
Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.83 14.83 14.36 14.27 14.12 -0.15 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 229.13 228.61 229.62 228.17 227.72 -0.45 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 231.97 231.35 232.86 233.38 233.73 0.35 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 109,000 105,000 99,000 109,000 99,000 -10,000 Report