Choice boxed beef prices are down again on Monday, falling back below $260, to $259.94. This $1.19 price drop brings the 27-day average to $249.92. Select boxed beef prices fell $1.75 to $250.45.

Choice primal chuck and round are both down on Monday, as well. Chuck prices dropped only 47 cents, but round prices dropped more than $3. Chuck prices hit $231.55 on Monday, bringing the 27-day average to $221.09. Choice primal round prices fell $3.20 to $245.31 from Friday's $248.51. The 27-day average price is now $238.65.

Breaking the trend, choice primal rib prices gained 71 cents on Monday, reaching $341.65.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
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Fri
Jan 16
Mon
Jan 19
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 260.39 263.83 263.16 261.13 259.94 -1.19 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 251.31 253.60 254.72 252.20 250.45 -1.75 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 9.08 10.23 8.45 8.93 9.48 0.55 Report
Primal Values: Choice Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Fri
Jan 16
Mon
Jan 19
Change Report
  Rib 338.25 345.37 342.12 340.94 341.65 0.71 Report
  Chuck 234.49 237.74 236.09 232.02 231.55 -0.47 Report
  Round 248.68 252.09 250.96 248.51 245.31 -3.20 Report
  Loin 315.33 318.23 319.44 320.58 318.50 -2.08 Report
  Brisket 236.55 238.26 238.93 233.15 232.35 -0.80 Report
  Short Plate 187.05 188.29 189.58 188.29 189.01 0.72 Report
  Flank 141.64 145.02 147.01 146.83 147.15 0.32 Report
Loads Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Fri
Jan 16
Mon
Jan 19
Change Report
  Total 73.00 101.00 65.00 83.00 64.00 -19.00 Report
  Choice 30.58 40.14 34.79 51.10 41.19 -9.91 Report
  Select 17.34 25.82 15.38 13.31 11.61 -1.70 Report
  Trimmings 10.86 6.94 5.90 5.37 0.05 -5.32 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Fri
Jan 16
Mon
Jan 19
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 157.45 155.75 154.20 154.45 -- 0.25 Report
  BBLC Spread 102.94 108.08 108.96 106.68 -- -106.68 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Fri
Jan 16
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 82.70 83.51 84.49 83.00 84.08 1.08 Report
  BBPC Spread 176.88 179.34 180.16 177.05 -- -177.05 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Fri
Jan 16
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 125.12 129.24 131.81 133.00 134.35 1.35 Report
  BBCB Spread 131.15 132.02 130.16 126.78 -- -126.78 Report
Other Mon
Jan 12
Tue
Jan 13
Wed
Jan 14
Thu
Jan 15
Fri
Jan 16
Change Report
  Daily Drop 15.53 15.38 15.34 15.36 15.22 -0.14 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 237.04 238.35 238.35 238.77 239.87 1.10 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 249.10 250.69 251.18 248.93 246.02 -2.91 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 111,000 111,000 104,000 112,000 92,000 -20,000 Report