Choice boxed beef prices took a hit on Wednesday, dropping to $246.77 from $247.69 on Tuesday. This 92 cent drop brought the 27-day average price to $244.41. Select boxed beef prices saw a similar drop of 55 cents, bringing the price to $245.75 on Wednesday.
Choice primal rib prices reversed the huge leap on Tuesday, seeing a $1.60 drop to $365.66 on Wednesday. Choice primal brisket prices also saw a decrease, hitting $196.10 on Wednesday, bringing the 27-day average price to $200.94. Choice primal chuck saw the largest decrease on Wednesday, hitting $205.32 for a $2.11 loss.
Choice primal loin and choice primal short plate prices both rose by 11 cents and 6 cents, respectively.