Choice boxed beef prices dropped 5 cents on Thursday with prices ending at $239.61. The 27-day average price fell to $250.61. Select boxed beef prices fell a little more, dropping 37 cents to $235.75.
Choice primal rib prices took a hit on Thursday, falling $3.36 to $326.25. Thursday's drop ends the price increase streak choice primal rib prices have been on all week. Choice primal short plate prices took an even larger hit, falling $6.29 to $161.26.
Choice primal loin prices fared better with prices increasing $2.81 to $310.68. Choice primal flank prices also increased $1.49 to $130.14.
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