Choice boxed beef increased 70 cents on Thursday to hit $209.19. The jump brought the 27-day average price to $231.12. Select boxed beef dropped from $204.92 on Wednesday to $204.18 on Thursday. The 74-cent fall brought the 27-day average price to $223.23.
Choice primal loin jumped $5.24 to $291.26 on Thursday. The 27-day average price is now at $320.33. Choice primal brisket dropped from $148.39 on Wednesday to $145.92 on Thursday, a $2.47 fall that brought the 27-day average price to $162.50.