Choice boxed beef prices fell $2.93 on Thursday to hit $205.08. The 27-day average price now rests at $215.15. Select boxed beef prices dropped hard from $198.57 on Wednesday to $194.04 on Thrusday. The $4.53 fall brought the 27-day average price to $206.95.

Choice primal rib saw the largst drop after days of climbing, falling $8.68 to hit $360.03. The next highest fall was choice primal short plate at $6.21, followed by choice primal brisket at $4.95. Choice primal loin was the only cut to increase, seeing an 18-cent jump.