Choice boxed beef prices are down another 14 cents to $242.45 on Thursday. The 27-day average price settled at $252.35. Select boxed beef prices rose Thursday, gaining 68 cents and reaching $236.89. The 27-day average price hit $244.28.

Choice primal rib and chuck prices both increased on Thursday. Choice primal rib prices gained $1.49 with prices landing at $329.29. Choice primal chuck prices gained $1.23 up to $212.25. Choice primal brisket prices are down another 35 cents, after taking a large hit on Wednesday.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Fri
Jan 30
Mon
Feb 02
Tue
Feb 03
Wed
Feb 04
Thu
Feb 05
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 243.39 243.44 244.07 242.59 242.45 -0.14 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 237.03 236.19 237.88 236.21 236.89 0.68 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 6.36 7.26 6.19 6.38 5.57 -0.81 Report
Primal Values: Choice Fri
Jan 30
Mon
Feb 02
Tue
Feb 03
Wed
Feb 04
Thu
Feb 05
Change Report
  Rib 322.89 321.99 322.28 327.80 329.29 1.49 Report
  Chuck 214.54 216.16 215.54 211.02 212.25 1.23 Report
  Round 226.60 226.61 228.11 226.35 224.73 -1.62 Report
  Loin 304.29 303.94 306.08 306.49 305.98 -0.51 Report
  Brisket 217.59 217.00 216.40 209.91 209.56 -0.35 Report
  Short Plate 174.66 172.44 171.40 169.92 168.33 -1.59 Report
  Flank 134.62 132.72 135.37 134.14 132.07 -2.07 Report
Loads Fri
Jan 30
Mon
Feb 02
Tue
Feb 03
Wed
Feb 04
Thu
Feb 05
Change Report
  Total 90.00 78.00 87.00 131.00 95.00 -36.00 Report
  Choice 42.60 47.11 43.98 66.84 44.56 -22.28 Report
  Select 22.49 10.09 19.16 22.47 14.02 -8.45 Report
  Trimmings 8.93 9.10 6.02 16.32 10.91 -5.41 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Fri
Jan 30
Mon
Feb 02
Tue
Feb 03
Wed
Feb 04
Thu
Feb 05
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 154.85 153.20 153.75 153.00 -- -0.75 Report
  BBLC Spread 88.54 90.24 90.32 89.59 -- -89.59 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Thu
Jan 29
Fri
Jan 30
Mon
Feb 02
Tue
Feb 03
Wed
Feb 04
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 78.64 79.21 78.67 76.49 76.67 0.18 Report
  BBPC Spread 164.18 164.77 167.58 165.92 -- -165.92 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Thu
Jan 29
Fri
Jan 30
Mon
Feb 02
Tue
Feb 03
Wed
Feb 04
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 145.86 145.39 145.15 145.79 145.64 -0.15 Report
  BBCB Spread 98.00 98.29 98.28 96.95 -- -96.95 Report
Other Thu
Jan 29
Fri
Jan 30
Mon
Feb 02
Tue
Feb 03
Wed
Feb 04
Change Report
  Daily Drop 15.26 15.13 15.09 15.09 15.09 0.00 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 237.14 236.99 235.98 230.20 229.32 -0.88 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 234.06 232.95 233.13 233.53 233.33 -0.20 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 110,000 105,000 105,000 112,000 100,000 -12,000 Report