Boxed beef prices rose after the large drop yesterday. Choice boxed beef rose $1.05 to $250.51 on Thursday, bringing the 27-day average price to $258.93. Select boxed beef jumped from $239.81 on Wednesday to $242 on Thursday. The $2.19 increase brought the 27-day average price to $247.10.
Choice primal loin prices saw a sharp decrease on Thursday, falling $6.79 to $352.42. Other cuts to drop were choice primal short plate and choice primal flank. Chioce primal rib and choice primal chuck both did well, increasing by $4.31 and $6.30, respectively.