Choice boxed beef prices dropped $3.08 on Friday, hitting $213.45. The 27-day average now rests at 236.51. Select boxed beef also saw a decrease from $212.20 on Thursday to $210.68 on Friday, bringing the 27-day average price to $227.52

Choice primal rib saw the largest drop of the all the cuts, falling $8.16 to $297.44. This decrease brought the 27-day average price to $334.62. Choice primal chuck saw the next highest fall of $4.45. Choice primal brisket saw the smallest decrease of only $1.42.