Choice boxed beef prices fell $2.46 on Friday, bringing prices to $244.38. The 27-day average price fell to $244.90. Select boxed beef prices also fell on Friday, dropping 72 cents. Prices fell to $244.56.

Choice primal loin prices were hit hard, falling $4.04 to $321.54. Choice primal chuck prices fell below $200. Price hit $199, a price decrease of $3.08. 

Boxed Beef Report (AM)
 
 
Boxed Beef Mon
Mar 16
Tue
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 18
Thu
Mar 19
Fri
Mar 20
Change Report
  Boxed Beef - Choice 244.54 247.69 246.77 246.84 244.38 -2.46 Report
  Boxed Beef - Select 245.08 246.30 245.75 245.28 244.56 -0.72 Report
  Boxed Beef - C/S Spread -0.54 1.39 1.02 1.55 -0.18 -1.73 Report
Primal Values: Choice Mon
Mar 16
Tue
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 18
Thu
Mar 19
Fri
Mar 20
Change Report
  Rib 359.85 367.26 365.66 368.77 368.14 -0.63 Report
  Chuck 204.56 207.43 205.32 202.08 199.00 -3.08 Report
  Round 225.10 225.14 224.91 224.25 222.85 -1.40 Report
  Loin 315.43 321.65 321.76 325.58 321.54 -4.04 Report
  Brisket 197.39 197.71 196.10 197.29 194.66 -2.63 Report
  Short Plate 160.61 161.39 161.45 161.10 158.08 -3.02 Report
  Flank 129.96 131.42 131.10 130.30 131.71 1.41 Report
Loads Mon
Mar 16
Tue
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 18
Thu
Mar 19
Fri
Mar 20
Change Report
  Total 61.00 74.00 96.00 99.00 100.00 1.00 Report
  Choice 33.01 37.69 46.34 67.03 51.29 -15.74 Report
  Select 9.31 14.08 22.71 16.46 8.43 -8.03 Report
  Trimmings 0.04 7.20 0.14 5.22 16.45 11.23 Report
  Grinds 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
Boxed Beef/Live Cattle Spread Mon
Mar 16
Tue
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 18
Thu
Mar 19
Fri
Mar 20
Change Report
  CME Live Cattle 153.20 153.58 156.58 158.00 -- 1.42 Report
  BBLC Spread 91.34 94.11 90.19 88.84 -- -88.84 Report
Boxed Beef/Pork Carcass Spread Fri
Mar 13
Mon
Mar 16
Tue
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 18
Thu
Mar 19
Change Report
  Pork Carcass 67.74 69.19 67.68 69.31 68.16 -1.15 Report
  BBPC Spread 175.35 180.01 177.46 178.68 -- -178.68 Report
Boxed Beef/Chicken Breast Spread Fri
Mar 13
Mon
Mar 16
Tue
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 18
Thu
Mar 19
Change Report
  Chicken Breast B/S 132.99 132.36 138.41 139.96 141.69 1.73 Report
  BBCB Spread 112.18 109.28 106.81 105.15 -- -105.15 Report
Other Fri
Mar 13
Mon
Mar 16
Tue
Mar 17
Wed
Mar 18
Thu
Mar 19
Change Report
  Daily Drop 14.43 14.43 14.39 14.43 14.39 -0.04 Report
  Cutter Cow Cutout 230.69 231.08 231.13 230.85 231.92 1.07 Report
  Beef Carcass Price 235.41 236.19 237.11 236.97 236.84 -0.13 Report
  Estimated Slaughter 96,000 110,000 110,000 107,000 103,000 -4,000 Report