Choice boxed beef continues its rise since Thursday, hitting $259.76 on Wednesday. This is a $2.37 change from Tuesday's price, bringing the 27-day average to $250.13. Select boxed beef also saw a rise, though not nearly as dramatic. Select boxed beef prices rose 4 cents to hit $252.12 on Wednesday.

Choice primal loing faired very well on Wednesday, with a $5.83 jump to $359.69 on Wednesday. This jump brings the 27-day average to $331.07. Choice primal chuck also continued its rise on Wednesday to hit from $207.52 on Tuesday to $210.52 on Wednesday.

 
Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Wed
Apr 01
Thu
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Mon
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Tue
Apr 07
Wed
Apr 08
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 256.40 255.97 256.12 257.39 259.76 2.37 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 250.82 249.47 250.16 252.08 252.12 0.04 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread 5.57 6.50 5.97 5.31 7.64 2.33 Report
Primal Values: Choice Wed
Apr 01
Thu
Apr 02
Mon
Apr 06
Tue
Apr 07
Wed
Apr 08
Change Report
  Rib 383.76 385.09 387.34 389.27 387.79 -1.48 Report
  Chuck 208.84 206.10 205.60 207.19 210.52 3.33 Report
  Round 222.03 221.30 223.18 223.34 223.56 0.22 Report
  Loin 350.50 352.69 351.41 353.86 359.69 5.83 Report
  Brisket 196.82 197.95 196.39 196.13 196.51 0.38 Report
  Short Plate 171.26 170.10 170.15 169.99 172.25 2.26 Report
  Flank 141.04 139.81 138.79 140.28 142.85 2.57 Report
Loads Wed
Apr 01
Thu
Apr 02
Mon
Apr 06
Tue
Apr 07
Wed
Apr 08
Change Report
  Total 54.00 61.00 72.00 44.00 88.00 44.00 Report
  Choice 33.08 34.98 45.50 23.43 39.12 15.69 Report
  Select 12.50 4.80 10.18 8.28 20.64 12.36 Report
  Trimmings 1.04 3.33 7.18 0.00 9.69 9.69 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Wed
Apr 01
Thu
Apr 02
Mon
Apr 06
Tue
Apr 07
Wed
Apr 08
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 163.03 163.03 162.45 163.00 -- 0.55 Report
  BBLC Spread 93.37 92.94 93.67 94.39 -- -94.39 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Tue
Mar 31
Wed
Apr 01
Thu
Apr 02
Mon
Apr 06
Tue
Apr 07
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 64.23 64.37 66.14 65.17 66.50 1.33 Report
  BBPC Spread 192.03 189.83 190.95 190.89 -- -190.89 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Tue
Mar 31
Wed
Apr 01
Thu
Apr 02
Mon
Apr 06
Tue
Apr 07
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 153.39 152.45 151.31 149.65 151.96 2.31 Report
  BBCB Spread 103.95 104.66 106.47 105.43 -- -105.43 Report
Other Tue
Mar 31
Wed
Apr 01
Thu
Apr 02
Mon
Apr 06
Tue
Apr 07
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.38 14.22 14.00 14.00 14.00 0.00 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 229.88 231.19 231.36 232.23 231.65 -0.58 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 243.86 244.26 244.33 246.32 246.58 0.26 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 96,000 103,000 97,000 96,000 110,000 14,000 Report