Choice boxed beef had a reversal on Thursday after a few good days, falling $2.89 to hit $234.22. The 27-day average price now sits at $247.42. Select boxed beef prices dropped from $235.03 on Wednesday to $232.76 on Thursday. The $2.27 fall brought the 27-day average price to $242.97.
Choice primal rib plummeted on Thursday, falling a huge $18.12 to hit $317.27 on Thursday. The major drop brought the 27-day average price to $348.43. Choice primal short plate saw the next largest fall of $2.31, followed by choice primal loin at $2.08. The smallest fall was choice primal round with an 8-cent drop.