Choice boxed beef saw a rise of 39 cents from Thursday to Wednesday, hitting $261.02. This brings the 27-day average to $252.40. Select boxed beef saw an even bigger jump, reaching $251.61 after the 84 cent jump. 

Choice primal short plate saw an incredible leap from $178 on Wednesday to $181.39, a $3.39 increase. Choice primal rib also rose by $2.11, hitting $392.17 on Thursday, bringing the 27-day average to $376.44.

Choice primal round and choice primal brisket did not fare so well, dropping $2.66 and $2.61, respectively.