Choice boxed beef prices rose 84 cents on Wednesday to $250.55, bringing the 27-day average price to $255.60. Select boxed beef prices spiked from $242.01 on Tuesday to $244.43. The $2.42 increase brought the 27-day average price to $245.50.

Choice primal round prices saw the largest increase on Wednesday, jumping $2.09 to hit $223.49. Choice primal chuck was not far behind with an increase from $205.07 on Tuesday to $206.83. Only choice primal loin and choice primal short plate saw decreases Wednesday by $1.24 and $1.85, respectively.