Choice boxed beef dropped $1.22 on Wednesday to $208.01, bringing the 27-day average price to $215.25. Select boxed beef prices saw a slight increase of three cents to $198.57. The 27-day average price now rests at $207.30.

Choice primal rib continued to increase, jumping $4.13 to hit $368.71. Choice primal brisket was the only other cut to see a rise by $1.38. The largest fall was choice primal loin with a drop of $2.69.