Choice boxed beef jumped 32 cents on Friday to hit $211.21. The jump brought the 27-day average price to $216.72. Select boxed beef dropped from $206.46 on Thursday to $206.17 on Friday. The 29-cent fall brought the 27-day average price to $211.01.
Choice primal round increased the most on Friday with a $2.24 jump to $191.69, while choice primial brisket was close behind with a $2.16 rise to $141.45. Choice primial rib saw the biggest decrease of $3.44 to $313.27.