Choice boxed beef prices dropped $2.50 on Thursday to hit $212.77, bringing the 27-day average price to $214.49. Select boxed beef prices saw a huge fall from $206.38 on Wednesday to $201.25 on Thursday. The $5.13 fall brought the 27-day average price to $207.16.

Choice primal rib saw the largest drop on Thursday of $5.11 to hit $358.65. Choice primal round was not far behind falling $4.17. Choice primal loin was the only cut to see an increase on Thursday, jumping 92 cents to hit $283.11.