Choice boxed beef is down 58 cents on Thursday to $260.18. The drop brought the 27-day average price to $260.19. Select boxed beef dropped much harder from $250.10 on Wednesday to $248.48 on Thursday. This $1.62 fall brought the 27-day average price to $248.43.
Choice primal rib fell by $3.31 on Thursday to hit $378.87. Choice primal brisket and choice primal flank were the only cuts that saw increases on Thursday, rising one cent and nine cents, respectively.