Choice boxed beef increased 52 cents on Thursday to hit $247.65. The jump brought the 27-day average price to $237.18. Select boxed beef dropped hard from $237.42 on Wednesday to $235.91 on Thursday. The $1.51 fall brought the 27-day average price to $231.44.
Choice primal rib jumped $2.92 to $355.51 on Thursday. The 27-day average price is now at $329.34. Choice primal chuck dropped from $205.94 on Wednesday to $204.02 on Thursday, a $1.92 fall that brought the 27-day average price to $197.31.