Choice boxed beef prices continue to rise, hitting $1.38 on Friday. Prices have been on the rise since mid-December. The most recent gain brings the 27-day average to $248.45.

Choice round prices gained $2.77 on Friday, hitting $244.61, also continuing their upward trend. Choice chuck prices also saw gains on Friday, hitting $230.35 from $227.58 on Thursday. Choice rib, however, plunged $8.58, falling to $329.60 from $338.18 on Thursday, bringing the 27-day average to $364.37.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Mon
Jan 05
Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
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Fri
Jan 09
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 248.87 250.52 252.09 255.01 256.39 1.38 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 240.10 240.84 241.78 245.46 247.58 2.12 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 8.77 9.68 10.31 9.55 8.82 -0.73 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
Jan 05
Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Change Report
  Rib 331.78 334.65 333.77 338.18 329.60 -8.58 Report
  Chuck 219.57 221.63 224.85 227.58 230.35 2.77 Report
  Round 240.47 240.18 239.88 241.80 244.61 2.81 Report
  Loin 302.38 304.78 306.75 310.35 313.06 2.71 Report
  Brisket 223.10 225.50 226.87 231.18 232.55 1.37 Report
  Short Plate 177.15 177.78 180.62 182.60 185.29 2.69 Report
  Flank 129.42 132.45 135.47 137.25 139.73 2.48 Report
Loads Mon
Jan 05
Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Change Report
  Total 91.00 84.00 149.00 82.00 110.00 28.00 Report
  Choice 55.04 46.16 72.45 47.52 56.92 9.40 Report
  Select 15.59 28.17 35.33 11.19 15.96 4.77 Report
  Trimmings 3.93 0.00 9.95 5.21 2.83 -2.38 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
Jan 05
Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 166.23 166.03 165.90 163.60 160.60 -3.00 Report
  BBLC Spread 82.64 84.49 86.19 91.41 95.79 4.38 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Mon
Jan 05
Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 83.91 82.43 82.49 82.69 83.23 0.54 Report
  BBPC Spread 164.96 168.09 169.60 172.32 173.16 0.84 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Mon
Jan 05
Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 128.12 125.72 126.20 129.73 127.87 -1.86 Report
  BBCB Spread 120.75 124.80 125.89 125.28 128.52 3.24 Report
Other Mon
Jan 05
Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Change Report
  Daily Drop 15.44 15.45 15.43 15.49 15.34 -0.15 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 236.49 236.37 236.56 238.42 237.79 -0.63 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 241.37 242.02 244.49 245.72 248.37 2.65 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 106,000 112,000 104,000 108,000 95,000 -13,000 Report