Choice boxed beef saw a slight increase on Thursday of 82 cents to hit $218.02, bringing the 27-day average price to $213.63. Select boxed beef prices dropped from $210.52 on Wednesday to $209.73 on Thursday. The 79-cent fall brought the 27-day average price to $208.41.

Choice primal rib saw a huge leap of $7.66 on Thursday to $332.82. The 27-day average price now sits at $308.48. Choice primal chuck and choice primal flank also saw increases on $1.08 and six cents, respectively. All other cuts saw falls, with choice primal short plate dropping the most with a $3.06 decrease.