Choice boxed beef prices dropped again on Thursday, falling $2.51 to hit $250.27 on Thursday. The decrease brought the 27-day average price to $251.63. Select boxed beef prices also fell from $249.52 on Wednesday to $248.42 on Thursday. The $1.10 drop resulted in the 27-day average price settling at $244.80.
Choice primal loin prices saw a huge drop in prices on Thursday, falling $7.48 to hit $333.22. The massive increase brought the 27-day average price to $348.13. Choice primal round was the next highest fall, dropping $3.35 to hit $226.10.
Choice primal chuck and choice primal short plate were the only two cuts of beef to increase, jumping 46 cents and 80 cents, respectively.