Choice boxed beef dropped hard on Friday from $231.98 on Thursday to $227.19 on Friday. The $4.79 fall brought the 27-day average price to $241.14. Select boxed beef prices fell $2.61 to hit $219.73, bringing the 27-day average price to $231.21.
Choice primal rib dropped $9.67 to $313.19 on Friday, while choice primal loin fell $8.55 to $315.22. Choice primal short plate and choice primal rib also saw large falls at $5.28 and $4.08, respectively.