Choice boxed beef prices fell on Thursday to $257.66. This $1.57 drop brought the 27-day average price to $257.15. Select boxed beef fared even worse, changing from $246.96 on Wednesday to $244.85 on Thursday, a $2.11 fall.
Choice primal brisket had a huge decline on Thursday, dropping $5.60 to hit $172.84. Choice primal loin saw the next largest drop from $375.93 on Wednesday to $373.02 on Thursday. Choice primal rib had the lowest decline with only an 11 cent fall to hit $387.46.