Choice boxed beef prices rose $1.83 on Thursday, hitting $262.69. The jump brought the 27-day average price to $258.90. Select boxed beef prices also leapt to $251.49 on Thursday from $249.13 on Wednesday. The select boxed beef 27-day average price is now at $248.83.
Choice primal rib saw the largest increase on Thursday of $2.37 to hit $387.97. Choice primal short plate, choice primal brisket and choice primal flank all fell on Thursday by 63 cents, 33 cents and 22 cents, respectively.
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