Boxed beef prices are still slipping on Wednesday morning. Choice boxed beef prices dropped another $1.67, hitting $248.03. The 27-day average price is now $252.09. Select boxed beef prices slipped again Wednesday, as well. Prices fell another $1.84 to $240.72.

Choice primal brisket prices took the largest hit on Wednesday, dropping a staggering $5.36 to $223.43. The 27-day average price is now $226.64. Choice primal rib also took quite a hit, falling $3.68 to $329.86. Choice primal chuck prices also dropped, dipping $2.15 to $216.89. The 27-day average price landed at $224.41.

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Thu
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Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 255.91 253.88 252.09 249.70 248.03 -1.67 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 249.12 249.43 246.03 242.56 240.72 -1.84 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 6.79 4.45 6.06 7.14 7.31 0.17 Report
Primal Values: Choice Thu
Jan 22
Fri
Jan 23
Mon
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Jan 28
Change Report
  Rib 332.52 333.19 335.83 333.54 329.86 -3.68 Report
  Chuck 230.52 224.16 221.09 219.04 216.89 -2.15 Report
  Round 236.65 236.49 234.15 232.04 229.67 -2.37 Report
  Loin 315.44 315.42 312.24 309.54 311.64 2.10 Report
  Brisket 236.54 230.60 230.80 228.79 223.43 -5.36 Report
  Short Plate 184.82 186.02 187.61 183.57 180.32 -3.25 Report
  Flank 147.25 147.92 144.74 142.10 141.10 -1.00 Report
Loads Thu
Jan 22
Fri
Jan 23
Mon
Jan 26
Tue
Jan 27
Wed
Jan 28
Change Report
  Total 68.00 63.00 73.00 85.00 132.00 47.00 Report
  Choice 41.04 44.02 39.54 43.72 66.96 23.24 Report
  Select 13.88 8.25 9.70 17.70 32.05 14.35 Report
  Trimmings 2.76 4.25 10.41 11.95 5.66 -6.29 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Thu
Jan 22
Fri
Jan 23
Mon
Jan 26
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Jan 27
Wed
Jan 28
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 153.35 150.35 149.83 152.83 -- 3.00 Report
  BBLC Spread 102.56 103.53 102.26 96.87 -- -96.87 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Wed
Jan 21
Thu
Jan 22
Fri
Jan 23
Mon
Jan 26
Tue
Jan 27
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 86.00 84.56 83.71 85.76 82.74 -3.02 Report
  BBPC Spread 171.35 170.17 166.33 166.96 -- -166.96 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Wed
Jan 21
Thu
Jan 22
Fri
Jan 23
Mon
Jan 26
Tue
Jan 27
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 142.28 142.71 144.80 147.18 145.93 -1.25 Report
  BBCB Spread 113.20 109.08 104.91 103.77 -- -103.77 Report
Other Wed
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Tue
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Change Report
  Daily Drop 15.18 15.21 15.32 15.26 15.20 -0.06 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 239.54 238.88 238.59 238.52 237.33 -1.19 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 242.90 241.62 240.04 238.09 236.17 -1.92 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 110,000 104,000 108,000 112,000 111,000 -1,000 Report