Choice boxed beef increased from $243.90 on Wednesday to $245.28 on Thursday. The $1.38 jump brought the 27-day average price to $235.87. Select boxed beef did not fare so well, dropping 28 cents on Thursdy to hit $235.19. The 27-day average price now rests at $231.42.
Choice primal chuck jumped from $205.36 on Wednesday to $208.53 on Thursday. Choice primal short plate did not do so well, seeing a $3.15 fall to hit $153.34. Choice primal rib also fell 15 cents to $338.05.