Boxed beef prices continue to fall, though not as drastically as earlier this week. Choice boxed beef prices fell 78 cents to hit $239.03 on Friday. The 27-day average price is now at $249.11. Select boxed beef prices dropped from $236.48 on Thursday to $236.04 on Friday. The 44-cent decrease brought the 27-day average price to $243.78.
Choice primal beef dropped farther on Friday, falling $2.32 to hit $330.33. Choice primal chuck was close behind witha $1.85 fall. Choice primal flank saw the largest increase of 63 to hit $145.22, bringing the 27-day average price to $148.24.