Choice boxed beef prices fell on Monday, dropping to $252.09 from Friday's $253.88. The $1.79 drop brought the 27-day average price to $251.65. Select boxed beef prices fared worse, dropping $3.40.
Choice primal ribs continued to make gains. After dropping $5 on Thursday, prices have been quickly rising. Monday prices are up $2.64 from last week, hitting $335.83. The 27-day average price landed at $340.14.
Choice primal chuck didn't fare so well, falling $3.07 down to $221.09. The 27-day average price landed at $224.01. Choice primal round, loin and flank also saw more than $2 drops in prices on Monday.
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