Choice boxed beef prices increased slightly on Thursday from $232.86 Wednesday to $233.41 on Thursday. The 55-cent increase brought the 27-day average price to $244.90. Select boxed beef prices did not fare so well, falling 19 cents on Thursday to hit $228.55. The 27-day average price now rests at $240.84.
Choice primal rib prices fell on Thursday from $324.17 to $320.70. The $3.47 drop brought the 27-day average price to $342.68. Choice primal brisket and choice primal chuck both saw decreases as well of 58 cents and 37 cents, respectively. Choice primal loin saw the largest increase on Thursday of $3.69.